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.
Category Archives: New Zealand
If you are looking for adventure, exploration, and candid wildlife encounters, seek out some of most inhospitable places on the planet.
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.
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.
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?
Here’s the Luxury Travel Expert roundup of the world’s 10 most beautiful and spectacular day hikes, all of them crisscrossing breathtaking scenery.
The scenery of the Southern Lakes makes a superb backdrop for all kinds of adventures.
The ultimate guide to where to stay, what to do, and where to eat and drink in Wanaka, New Zealand.
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.
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.
It’s such a beautiful part of the country.
There’s never been a better time for Kiwis to tackle Aotearoa’s 10 Great Walks.
Why every Kiwi should try the Hollyford Track.
It’s one of the most pristine places left on earth – so why has the Government ignored advice to protect it?
This West Coast destination is home to some of our most remarkable landscapes.
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.
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!