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Nashville's top spots
  • Thu, 17 May 2018 07:41

Jamie McDell lists her must-see places when visiting. CREMA Cafe Like any good Kiwi who's been based in Auckland for a long period of time, one of...

Loaded gun, drugs, cash and jewellery found with Whangārei drug dealing grandfather
  • Thu, 17 May 2018 05:31

A loaded sawn-off shotgun, a stash of drugs, $ 14,000 cash and two air rifles were some of the gear found in a vehicle driven by a man described as a...

Staying at The Shangri-La Fiji
  • Thu, 17 May 2018 03:28

Sadie Beckman checks in to The Shangri-La Fiji on Yanuca Island, in Vanua Levu's Coral Coast. Check-in experience: A friendly Fijian welcome, with...

Flying from Hong Kong to Munich aboard Lufthansa
  • Thu, 17 May 2018 01:37

Tim McCready flies from Hong Kong to Munich aboard Lufthansa flight 731. The plane: One of Lufthansa's 14 superjumbo Airbus A380-800s. My plane was ...

South Auckland bus disruption during rush hour morning as drivers go on strike
  • Wed, 16 May 2018 23:24

Strikes by bus drivers will see about 87 Auckland buses cancelled during rush hour tomorrow morning.The strikes will affect South Auckland bus service...

The Jamaican rum diaries: This man may have the best job in the Caribbean
  • Wed, 16 May 2018 21:24

In the realm of jobs that sound so good someone must have made them up, Global Ambassador of Rum ranks up there with Rooftop Pool Bar Critic.Yet, Ian ...

Driving to Treblinka: Extract from Ockham Award-winning writer Diana Wichtel
  • Wed, 16 May 2018 17:40

Diana Wichtel, while researching the early life and family of her father, a Polish Jew and Holocaust survivor, visited the Polish city of Kraków. Her...

Jobs go as Cadbury World closes for good
  • Wed, 16 May 2018 13:25

The staff of Cadbury's Dunedin cafe and shop are officially out of work after the announcement they will not open again.In a statement, Mondelez annou...

Is that selfie really worth it? Why face time with wild animals is a bad idea
  • Wed, 16 May 2018 09:53

The phenomenon of kangaroo selfies hit the headlines earlier this month, when several tourists were injured while feeding wild kangaroos in Lake Mac...

Ask Away: How to avoid theft in European cities
  • Wed, 16 May 2018 07:44

Eli Orzessek finds the answers to your travel questions. My son is going on his OE to Europe this winter, which will include trips to some of the big...

Police investigating death at Wiri Prison
  • Wed, 16 May 2018 05:25

Police are attending an unexplained death at Auckland South Corrections Facility in Wiri.A police spokesman said there had been a death at the prison ...

The Warriors are bringing a controversial talent spotter back to the NRL
  • Wed, 16 May 2018 03:33

The Warriors are bringing a controversial talent spotter back to the NRL Rugby League

Flying from Auckland to Los Angeles aboard Air New Zealand
  • Wed, 16 May 2018 01:37

Joanna Hunkin flies NZ6 from Auckland to Los Angeles (en route to New York). The plane: Boeing 777-300 Class: Business Price: $ 14,976 (return to...

Auckland Council to save $117 million by selling seven buildings
  • Tue, 15 May 2018 21:22

Auckland Council has voted today to sell seven major properties, including the central city services building in Graham St and council buildings in Or...

American Airlines first class passenger kicked off flight for sharing drinks with friends in economy
  • Tue, 15 May 2018 19:25

Like a modern day Robin Hood, a passenger was reportedly kicked out of first class on an American Airlines flight for attempting to share alcoholic dr...

Terror in the skies: Our scariest flights
  • Tue, 15 May 2018 17:22

1. Flying out of Bolivia's El Alto El Alto is the highest altitude international airport in the world. We were on a tiny plane owned by Aerocon, a now...

India: Sins of the fathers
  • Tue, 15 May 2018 15:26

Exotic preconceptions perish when faced with the reality of India, writes Lynley Tulloch India has captured the romantic and economic imaginings of th...

Staying at The Murray, Hong Kong
  • Tue, 15 May 2018 13:27

Anna Harrison checks into The Murray, Hong Kong . Getting there: The Murray is right in the middle of Central in the heart of Hong Kong, a 30-minut...

Staying at the Crown Towers, Perth
  • Tue, 15 May 2018 11:30

Alex Robertson stays at the Crown Towers, Perth . Getting there: If you're coming from the airport, you'll need a transfer of some sort. We had a 2...

Whangārei woman holding high tea to mark royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle
  • Tue, 15 May 2018 09:24

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are getting married this Saturday, and Northland royal-watchers are having their own celebrations.Whangārei fan Be...

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