Tears as first flight from Sydney post-bubble break touches down
US-based Eden Baker spent two weeks in managed isolation in Australia in order to spend a single day with her mother and grandmother in Christchurch.
5 days, 8 bars and 4000km of flying: Onboard the world's ultimate pub crawl
In a world gone crazy, the Australian outback with its desperate droughts, its curious characters and intense isolation never seemed so sane.
Tasmania: the mystical island Kiwis can now fly to
For the first time in 20 years, Air New Zealand has started flying to Tasmania — and it could be the island escape many have been waiting for.
How did the Brisbane Airport Covid-19 breach happen? Could that happen here?
Two higher-risk passengers mixed with travel bubble passengers in Brisbane Airport. Physical separation at Auckland and Christchurch airports mean this kind of blunder wouldn't easily happen.
Heavy rains create spectacular swimming holes in the Red Centre
Alice Springs is not an obvious swim spot. But recent rains have turned the desert green and filled the waterholes to the brim.
Grandma 'unsettled' while waiting to hear if Perth bubble flight will take off
Valerie Westhead hasn't seen her grandchildren since January 2020, and is now “waiting in trepidation” over whether her new flight to Australia will get off the ground.
Tasmania hopes to lure 24,000 Kiwis across the ditch
Air New Zealand's first flight to Tasmania has landed in Hobart, with bold plans to increase services.
The unusual Tasmanian waterfall you should go chasing
As Air NZ launches the first direct link between Auckland and Hobart in more than two decades, here is a natural wonder to check out.
Australia's longest train journey is back on track
After a year’s hiatus, the Indian Pacific returns, ready to transport passengers in style between this vast continent’s east and west coasts.
Bubble traveller's fabulous airport welcome
Jan Evans didn't have anyone waiting for her at Sydney Airport - but a group of drag queens helped make her arrival a special moment.
These mates paddled 332km. What they found was spectacular
There were days of paddling from one spectacular Australian island to another even more spectacular island.