A rain jacket for wild women

Whether you’re into hiking mountains or tracing seaside trails, a quality all-weather jacket makes all the difference with how long you’ll last in the outdoors. Penny pinch too much and you’ll end up feeling every gust of biting wind blown your way, or your…

World Expeditions acquires NZ cycle tours

World Expeditions has expanded its presence in New Zealand by acquiring a majority shareholding in Trail Journeys, one of the country’s most popular self-guided cycle tour operators. World Expeditions CEO Sue Badyari says the move is designed to cement World Expeditions as a major player in the NZ…

Beachside banana and honey pancakes

It’s the simplest of recipes that sometimes escape our repertoire. Think pavlova, ANZAC biscuits, damper. With that in mind, we thought we’d whip up easy pancakes with an Aussie twist. Although it’s hard to beat lashings of Canadian maple syrup or the traditional lemon…

NZ’s newest touring route

With its jagged mountains, aqua lakes and sprawling countryside flecked with livestock, it’s obvious why New Zealand is ideal road-trip territory. To add to the appeal, northern Canterbury tourism chiefs have come together to create the new Alpine Pacific Touring Route – a 450-kilometre…