Category Archives: New Zealand

The Forgotten Islands: Pest control plan halted by Covid-19; Andrea Vance; Stuff

It was to be the world’s most ambitious pest eradication — but a plan to rid New Zealand’s largest subantarctic island of mice, cats and pigs is on hold.

Source: The Forgotten Islands: Pest control plan halted by Covid-19

Cruising New Zealand’s subantarctic islands: Where the wild things are; Andrea Vance; Stuff

If you are looking for adventure, exploration, and candid wildlife encounters, seek out some of most inhospitable places on the planet.

Source: Cruising New Zealand’s subantarctic islands: Where the wild things are

GO NZ: How to hike three Great Walks in three days – Milford, Routeburn and Kepler; Rosalie Willis; NZ Herald

The grandeur cannot be captured, it must be experienced.

Source: GO NZ: How to hike three Great Walks in three days – Milford, Routeburn and Kepler – NZ Herald

Ten Must-Visit New Zealand Places to Plan Your 2021 Travel Adventures Around; Stephen Heard; Concrete Playground

Forget long-haul flights and lengthy stopovers — you can enjoy these idyllic islands, gorgeous beaches and scenic regions without leaving the country.

Source: Ten Must-Visit New Zealand Places to Plan Your 2021 Travel Adventures Around

Why Aotearoa New Zealand’s early Polynesian settlement should be recognised with World Heritage Site status; Alexander Gillespie & Valmaine Toki; Conversation

Aotearoa New Zealand is falling behind in world heritage sites. Is it time we lobbied for recognition of its unique cultural history?

Source: Why Aotearoa New Zealand’s early Polynesian settlement should be recognised with World Heritage Site status

International Mountain Day 2020: Mountain Biodiversity; Unesco

Source: International Mountain Day 2020: Mountain Biodiversity

Top 10 most epic day hikes in the world; Luxury Travel Expert

Here’s the Luxury Travel Expert roundup of the world’s 10 most beautiful and spectacular day hikes, all of them crisscrossing breathtaking scenery.

Source: Top 10 most epic day hikes in the world – the Luxury Travel Expert

Hike, fly, cruise, kayak and canyon on a Southern Lakes sojourn; Stuff

The scenery of the Southern Lakes makes a superb backdrop for all kinds of adventures.

Source: Hike, fly, cruise, kayak and canyon on a Southern Lakes sojourn

The Bucket List Guide To Wanaka, New Zealand; Katherine Parker-Magyar; Forbes

The ultimate guide to where to stay, what to do, and where to eat and drink in Wanaka, New Zealand.

Source: The Bucket List Guide To Wanaka, New Zealand

West Coast: A journey to New Zealand’s secret hanging lakes; Brook Sabin; Stuff

These secret lakes are so remote, there’s only one way in: by helicopter. And as Brook Sabin reports, the trip is being discounted to attract Kiwi travellers.

Source: West Coast: A journey to New Zealand’s secret hanging lakes

How the spectre of legal action loomed over an aborted plan to extend the Campbell Island marine sanctuary; Andrea Vance; Stuff

The conservation minister wanted to expand a remote island marine sanctuary – but Kiwi leaders threatened legal action.

Source: How the spectre of legal action loomed over an aborted plan to extend the Campbell Island marine sanctuary

Travel in New Zealand: Great southern adventures await; New Zealand Herald

It’s such a beautiful part of the country.

Source: Travel in New Zealand: Great southern adventures await

Great Walks NZ: How to book, budget and hike New Zealand’s great 10; Martina Grossi; NZ Herald

There’s never been a better time for Kiwis to tackle Aotearoa’s 10 Great Walks.

Source: Great Walks NZ: How to book, budget and hike New Zealand’s great 10

Back Your Backyard: A Kiwi track steeped in manaakitanga; Justine Tyerman; Stuff

Why every Kiwi should try the Hollyford Track.

Source: Back Your Backyard: A Kiwi track steeped in manaakitanga

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?

Source: Lost at Sea: Labour and Greens split over Campbell Island sanctuary

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.

Source: Haast: A journey to New Zealand’s most remote town

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

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 . . .

Source: Explore New Zealand’s Subantarctic Islands

Campbell Island is my happy place; Liz; Young Adventuress

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

Source: Campbell Island is my happy place

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.

Source: Wilderness Lodge Escape on New Zealand’s North Island, Ohakune, New Zealand

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