Blown Away by Windy City Styles

“Dull (never)” The Australian takes in the sights, sounds and tastes of Wellington in a glowing weekend feature. On a “perfect summer’s day” they breeze through cultural institutions (Pataka Museum and Te Papa), funky fashion (House of Hank, Starfish, World, Voon and Karen Walker), food and drink (LotR hangout Chocolate Fish, Logan Brown, Nikau Cafe) and the standards: The Beehive, Mt Victoria, Cable Car, Oriental Parade and LotR tours. “This small, surprisingly cosmopolitan city keeps itself very busy and offers visitors interesting shopping, good restaurants and a rich cultural life coupled with great natural beauty […] the city clinging to the edges or creeping carefully up and over the forested hills.”


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Twelve of NZ’s Most Beautiful Places

Twelve of NZ’s Most Beautiful Places

American broadcaster CNN offers up an “insider’s guide to Aotearoa’s must-see destinations, including some off-the-beaten-track gems”. Starting at the top of the North Island, CNN’s Lucy Corry recommends Cape Reinga where: “You’ll…