Lost at Sea: Labour and Greens split over Campbell Island sanctuary; Andrea Vance; Stuff

It’s one of the most pristine places left on earth – so why has the Government ignored advice to protect it?

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Haast: A journey to New Zealand’s most remote town; Brook Sabin; Stuff

This West Coast destination is home to some of our most remarkable landscapes.

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19 of the most beautiful campsites around the world; Jessica Booth; Business Insider

Camping is a great way to get outside and unplug from the rest of the world while enjoying the beauties of nature.

Sahale Glacier Camp in Washington, Big Sur in California, and Denali National Park in Alaska are US destinations with sweeping mountain views.

If you’re looking for a less rugged camping experience, you can try “glamping” in Peru or England.

For an even greater adventure, you can visit campsites in Maasai Mara National Reserve in Kenya or Miyajima Island in Japan.

If you’re in need of some fresh air, you might want to consider one of these beautiful campsites around the world.

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To see the albatross is to belong to a higher cult of mortals; Matt Vance; Newsroom

An essay by Matt Vance in response to a monumental study of one of the world’s great birdlands – the bleak, uninhabited, and spectacular Auckland Islands.

Source: To see the albatross is to belong to a higher cult of mortals

New Zealand’s most famous tree, ‘That Wanaka Tree,’ vandalized; Lilit Marcus; CNN

Locals report that brances appear to have been hacked off the isolated tree that many in New Zealand see as a symbol of hope.

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Explore New Zealand’s Subantarctic Islands; Russ Tkachuk; Coast Reporter

Join Rand Rudland at the Sunshine Coast Natural History Society meeting on Friday, March 6 for an illustrated presentation that will take you to the Southern Ocean in the Roaring Forties and . . .

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Campbell Island is my happy place; Liz; Young Adventuress

If you love birds and crazy weather, you’ve come to the right place!

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Wilderness Lodge Escape on New Zealand’s North Island, Ohakune, New Zealand; Luxury Escapes


Today’s Luxury Escapes Travel Deal: Wilderness Lodge Escape on New Zealand’s North Island. Buy Now & Save 42% on Luxury Escapes Travel Deals.

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The Serengeti, Stonehenge and… the Beehive?; Georgina Campbell; NZ Herald

Research underway into elevating the Parliamentary Precinct to World Heritage status.

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New Zealand’s best secret spots revealed; Brook Sabin; Stuff

The list includes a hidden waterfall, a swing bridge and little-known glow-worm cave.

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The magic of Milford Sound: A corner of New Zealand every Kiwi needs to see; Brook Sabin; Stuff

If you’re going to explore more of your backyard, this is the place to start.

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Dirty tourists should be deported; Brook Sabin; Stuff

OPINION: Defecating in National Parks has gone too far.

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Auckland Islands: Visiting one of the last protected wilderness areas on earth; Liz Carlson; Stuff

One of the most diverse and biologically rich places in the Southern Ocean, it’s a place that will blow your mind every moment of the day.

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Remarkable colour photos show New Zealand’s landscape a century ago; Tim Stickings; Daily Mail

Among the landmarks seen in the images are the 36-foot Huka Falls, and Milford Sound on the west coast of the South Island, once named the ‘eighth wonder of the world’ by Rudyard Kipling.

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11 of the Most Instagrammable Destinations in the World; OpenWorld Magazine

Pretty much no one these days travels without an Instagram account. We are constantly on the move, snapping up the best and brightest angles, views, and lighting as we spot them in every corner of the globe. From Seoul’s Changdeokgung to Paris’ Arc de Triomph, smartphones have become ubiquitous on our quest to capture the…

Source: 11 of the Most Instagrammable Destinations in the World – OpenWorld Magazine

10 of the least known islands you should visit to see wildlife; Lavanya Sunkara; USA Today

Venturing out to the remotest islands on the planet is rewarded with otherworldly vistas and close encounters with incredible wildlife, some of which are found nowhere else.

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Top 10 most spectacular coastlines in the world; the Luxury Travel Expert

Wild and rugged coastlines rank among the most spectacular and amazing features of our planet. Here’s my selection of the world’s 10 best coastlines.

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30 UNESCO world heritage sites to visit; Bec Whish; Vogue

If you’re in the market for a new travel destination, the UNESCO World Heritage List showcases earth’s treasures, both natural and manmade.

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Milford Sound 101: How to Visit New Zealand’s ‘Eighth Wonder of the World’; Kate Springer; Fodor’s Travel

Anchoring the southwest corner of New Zealand’s South Island, the scenic Fiordland Region is often thought of as the end of the earth. The area’s untouched hinterland is home to chiseled cliffs that have been the backdrop for many a film—from the Lord of the Rings to this summer’s Mission Impossible 6—and Rudyard Kipling dubbed it the “Eighth Wonder of the World.” Within the wild and rugged region, the mighty Milford Sound is the most frequented destination.

Source: Milford Sound 101: How to Visit New Zealand’s ‘Eighth Wonder of the World’

World’s Loneliest Tree; Ellen Rykers; Atlas Obscura

The most remote tree in the world is more than 170 miles from its nearest neighbor.

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