Food and wine holidays
Food and wine holidays
We’re of the opinion taste is one of the most important senses to utilise when travelling. Whether it’s uncovering a city’s best hole-in-the-wall eateries, working through “world’s best restaurants” lists or spending a day vineyard hopping, there’s something for every appetite.

Three of the best cafes in Invercargill to check out

Nelson Tasman

One of New Zealand's tastiest experiences, and it's free

A mouthwatering tour around Pic's Peanut Butter World, a homegrown product from sunny Nelson.


Auckland v Sydney: Why NZ wins

Tens of thousands of us would have headed to Sydney this year for a holiday, here's why a staycation in Auckland is better.

Food & wine holidays

Three of the best Kiwi gin distilleries to check out

Is it gin'o'clock yet? Here are three distilleries to try out.

Nelson Tasman

From lake to plate: fish doesn't get any fresher than this


Still 'essential': The town wine country calls wine country

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Struggling airline is selling street food to raise funds during pandemic

Hundreds of hungry locals have been seen queueing from 4am every morning for the breakfast snack.


Simply Food catering fed Wellington essential workers through the lockdown

A look at what life was like for the Wellington catering company that worked through the nationwide lockdown.


The ultimate guide to Gisborne

Had Captain Cook dropped anchor today, he would have found a pretty city with oodles of sunshine, vineyards and talcum-powder beaches.

Food & wine holidays

Get off your trolley! Qantas sells fully stocked drinks carts

One thousand Qantas 747 galley carts, stocked with items from champagne to Tim Tams, goes on sale.

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A great way to 'travel' during Covid-19

The only bags you'll need to pack for this adventure are at the supermarket.

Food & wine holidays

This is the world's highest chocolate fountain

Chocoholics get ready to drool – the world’s largest chocolate museum has opened in Switzerland.


Welcome to Oamaru: NZ's best wee town

It’s the kind of place you scold yourself for not visiting ages ago.

Whanganui Manawatu

Epic family roadie up SH1: Windmills, secret playgrounds and cream horns

The McNeils get competitive in gumboot tossing and find a proper maze, which no-one cheats in getting out of. Nope, no-one at all.