Inspiring Travel Stories

First-hand accounts to excite and enlighten you

Our guide to the Tongariro Crossing

PHOTO: Emerald Lakes on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing, Tongariro National Park Tongariro National Park is New Zealand's oldest national park and a dual World Heritage Site. The Tongariro National Park is rich in both cultural identity and dramatic, awe-inspiring...

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Walking in Aoraki/Mt Cook National Park

PHOTO: Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park is easily reached by road from Lake Takapo or Twizel A visit to the mountains will do you the world of good. Fresh air, exercise and it’s not too hard on the pocket. What’s more there’s some great walking to do even if the...

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Road trip to Northland

If you want to void the crowds get off the main route by turning left after Kaiwaka at SH12 on your roady north. Branch out and experience the mighty west coast, shrouded in kauri and offering some of New Zealand’s best kept secrets. Check out our tips for top pit...

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