Locals report that brances appear to have been hacked off the isolated tree that many in New Zealand see as a symbol of hope.
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 . . .
If you love birds and crazy weather, you’ve come to the right place!
Research underway into elevating the Parliamentary Precinct to World Heritage status.
The list includes a hidden waterfall, a swing bridge and little-known glow-worm cave.
If you’re going to explore more of your backyard, this is the place to start.
OPINION: Defecating in National Parks has gone too far.
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.
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.
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…
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.
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.
If you’re in the market for a new travel destination, the UNESCO World Heritage List showcases earth’s treasures, both natural and manmade.
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.
The most remote tree in the world is more than 170 miles from its nearest neighbor.
Source: World’s Loneliest Tree
And this is only an introduction…
This exploration of the North Island starts and ends in Auckland. Reserve dates from December through March with New Zealand Walking Tours.
Campers on the South Island access the famous landscape — without the infamous crowds.