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Travel agent package deals v online bargains
Travel agent package deals v online bargains

Travel agent package deals v online bargains

The term 'package holiday' is a swear word in some traveller circles. A one-stop-shop where you book your flights, hotel, transfers and tours now has an old-school kitsch feel about it, no...
Sat, 16 Dec 2017 05:00:00
Homeless man finds $500k at Paris airport
Homeless man finds $500k at Paris airport

Homeless man finds $500k at Paris airport

French police say a homeless man found a huge amount of cash last week at Paris' Charles de Gaulle Airport and was able to leave the complex with €300,000 (NZ$504,216)....
Sat, 16 Dec 2017 13:06:36
Smugshot: Readers' travel photos of the week
Smugshot: Readers' travel photos of the week

Smugshot: Readers' travel photos of the week

Do you have a holiday snap that you'd like to share with the world? Send it to us and be in to win a Fujifilm camera!...
Sat, 16 Dec 2017 05:00:00
Hotspot of the week: Geneva
Hotspot of the week: Geneva

Hotspot of the week: Geneva

Smashing open giant chocolate cauldrons filled with marzipan vegetables and other sweet treats is just one of the highlights of the Swiss city's Escalade festival in mid-December. ...
Sat, 16 Dec 2017 05:00:00
SH1: The long and less winding road
SH1: The long and less winding road

SH1: The long and less winding road

The reopened highway wasn't the old road repaired, this was brand new road. Stuff reporter Anan Zaki takes a drive to Kaikōura on reopening day....
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 17:43:51
Church of the Good Shepherd funding welcomed
Church of the Good Shepherd funding welcomed

Church of the Good Shepherd funding welcomed

A recent tourism funding grant to protect Tekapō's iconic Church of the Good Shepherd equates to more than $1.3 million of funding to meet tourism demands in the Mackenzie District. ...
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 17:25:28
Is this goat the G.O.A.T?
Is this goat the G.O.A.T?

Is this goat the G.O.A.T?

A mail-mad goat has been spotted going to extreme lengths to collect the post....
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 16:25:01
Air New Zealand takes Jetstar on in Queenstown
Air New Zealand takes Jetstar on in Queenstown

Air New Zealand takes Jetstar on in Queenstown

Just one day after Jetstar reinstated flights between Wellington and Queenstown, Air New Zealand has increased the number of seats it offers on the route....
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 15:54:32
Where to go if ... you want to act like you own a private island
Where to go if ... you want to act like you own a private island

Where to go if ... you want to act like you own a private island

You don't have to be a billionaire to holiday on a private island but, we're not gonna lie, it does help. ...
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 13:41:00
Crystal Skye private jet luxury flight tours: Taking opulence sky high
Crystal Skye private jet luxury flight tours: Taking opulence sky high

Crystal Skye private jet luxury flight tours: Taking opulence sky high

If you, like tens of millions of the rest of us, are fed up with the banality of modern-day mainstream air travel, what you clearly need is your own private jet....
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 13:21:09
Third ever street-food Michelin star goes to 70-year-old Thai woman
Third ever street-food Michelin star goes to 70-year-old Thai woman

Third ever street-food Michelin star goes to 70-year-old Thai woman

A street food restaurant run by a 70-year-old Thai woman has won a Michelin star....
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 13:03:24
Etihad to offer pyjamas to passengers in economy class
Etihad to offer pyjamas to passengers in economy class

Etihad to offer pyjamas to passengers in economy class

If you've ever looked with envy at passengers in the pointy end relaxing in their airline-branded pyjamas, you'll now get the chance to join them, even in economy class....
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 11:35:51
The world's 'Poles of Inaccessibility': The furthest points from anywhere revealed
The world's 'Poles of Inaccessibility': The furthest points from anywhere revealed

The world's 'Poles of Inaccessibility': The furthest points from anywhere revealed

If ever you've thought a poorly signposted bar in a Melbourne laneway is hard to get to, or that arriving at a Pacific island resort requires a huge expedition, you're dealing with baby st...
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 11:18:38
From robots to samurai: Inside the real Japan
From robots to samurai: Inside the real Japan

From robots to samurai: Inside the real Japan

I'm in the holiest place in Japan – in the middle of 200,000 moss covered tombstones – and we've come across a spaceship....
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 09:14:33
Emirates Airbus A380 draws Christmas tree in the sky
Emirates Airbus A380 draws Christmas tree in the sky

Emirates Airbus A380 draws Christmas tree in the sky

An Emirates test flight over Germany got a little festive when the pilot of the A380 traced the outline of a Christmas tree in the skies....
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 08:23:15
George and Amal sent a note to passengers on a flight
George and Amal sent a note to passengers on a flight

George and Amal sent a note to passengers on a flight

George and Amal Clooney took the considerate step of alerting their fellow passengers to their babies' "squawking" on a recent British Airways flight....
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 07:17:59
Seddon and Ward to welcome highway travellers, with reopen arms
Seddon and Ward to welcome highway travellers, with reopen arms

Seddon and Ward to welcome highway travellers, with reopen arms

Two towns on a road to nowhere are rolling out the welcome wagon ready for guests on the new State Highway 1 in south Marlborough....
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 07:01:34
Southern Stays: Delve into Canterbury's most accessible cave for an underground adventure
Southern Stays: Delve into Canterbury's most accessible cave for an underground adventure

Southern Stays: Delve into Canterbury's most accessible cave for an underground adventure

Read full story for latest details...
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 20:01:54
No need for staff at this automated Taupō eMotel
No need for staff at this automated Taupō eMotel

No need for staff at this automated Taupō eMotel

A style of automated motel popular in Japan has opened its doors in Taupō....
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 18:21:59
Fence protection of Tekapō's iconic Church of the Good Shepherd under way
Fence protection of Tekapō's iconic Church of the Good Shepherd under way

Fence protection of Tekapō's iconic Church of the Good Shepherd under way

Construction of a temporary fence to protect an iconic tourist hot spot in the Mackenzie is under way. ...
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 16:56:19
 
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