World-class trails put Hanmer Springs on 'national mountain biking map'
The alpine village of Hanmer Springs is about to add world-class mountain bike trails to its visitor appeal.
Journey through the small and deserted mining towns of the West Coast
There's plenty of hidden gems, and precious metals to be found when you walk in the footsteps of miners through these small towns.
Packrafting: NZ's next adventure sport?
We hiked in, carrying all our gear. After lunch, we paddled back. Packrafting will change the way you look at maps.
Wild. Rugged. Spectacular. All words used to describe the West Coast, a 600km stretch of coastline home to less than 1 per cent of New Zealand's population. But what it lacks in people it makes up for in natural treasures, from lush rainforest and remote rivers to two of the world's most accessible glaciers.
A world-first honour for Christchurch Airport
Airport's green credentials are acknowledged with top marks for carbon reduction.
Covid quiets the cruise industry. How 'going back to normal' should not be a given
OPINION: The pandemic has allowed marine animals and habitats a moment of reprieve from some of the negative effects of human activities.
Climate researchers are the most frequent flyers
Across all university departments, climate academics take the most flights, according to a new study.