The flight into Queenstown would have to be one of the most scenic flights in New Zealand. As you descend for the final approach you feel like you can touch the side of the towering mountains.
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One of New Zealand's most scenic train journeys is the Coastal Pacific from Christchurch to Kaikoura.
While in the historic French village of Akaroa last month I decided to do something I had never tried before - a side car ride.
One of my favourite cruises around New Zealand is on a vessel called "Affinity". The 16 passenger vessel operates cruises around Marlborough Sounds, Fiordland and Stewart Island.
Invercargill, The Southernmost City in New Zealand might seem like the back of beyond to most Aucklanders but it has a lot to offer as we discovered recently at the biannual gathering of the 69er Massey Veterinary Class.
I can't wait to get back to Dunedin and do another cycle on the Otago Rail trail - the landscapes are amazing and every day is different.
Whether you are a Cantabrian or not, you will have been deeply touched in some way by the Christchurch earthquake of 22 February, So, talking to you today I find this column a particularly difficult one to write. I
The waves are seething all around us as the bow of the boat smashes back down ...
Dining out on the covered deck of the Seaside Cafe Maketu, you could almost believe you were on a yacht, with sun streaming in the zip-open windows of a white canvas canopy.
These are 10 useful trips for if you ever find yourself travelling around the same country ...