Discovering Rotorua's rich history for free
With a whole day in Rotorua spread before me, I decided to see what can be done for free with a focus on learning more about the city’s rich Māori history.
Where to take the kids during the Easter break and school holidays
Stuck for ideas where to bring the little and not-so-little ones? We have you covered.
Darkness lets you see Te Puia's geysers in a new light
The sounds seem amplified without the day's noise pollution. The experience is heightened, more personal and the pools take on their own personality.
The hidden hot pools of Lake Rotoiti
These pools are the oldest commercially operated hot springs in New Zealand.
If you build it, they will come: NZ's best new hotels
It's been a tough year to open up a hotel, but there have been some quality new offerings around Aotearoa.
North Island tourism alliance gets funding boost
Waikato, Rotorua, Lake Taupō and Ruapehu tourism organisations have been working together under the Thermal Explorer Highway banner.
The Kiwi city named on list of 'cheesy places you can't help but love'
OPINION: The worldwide spots that are shamelessly kitsch and pull in huge numbers of visitors.
Three of the best day spas to get a good pampering
After the year we have had, we all deserve a bit of TLC.
Rotorua's 4WD experience: Fun in the mud
Wild driving through native forest, over obstacles and down some massive drops.
Getting extreme in Rotorua: By land, air and water
Rotorua can never be called boring as Dane and Stacey tackle the adventure capital head-on.
How to meet Bloom: the baby kiwi named after Dr Ashley Bloomfield
Rotorua's National Kiwi Hatchery is a pretty remarkable place to visit.