Leap over loveliness

Crammed in a small plane nearing 4m above the “gorgeously rustic” Bay of Islands, The Sydney Morning Herald’s Steve McKenna is about to throw himself out into the blue. “Peering out of a little window, I see turquoise seas breaking on white sandy coves set against a land of ludicrously lush rolling green hills. While some thrill seekers prefer to skydive over the dramatic scenery of Lake Taupo or Queenstown, I can’t think of a nicer, easier-on-the-eye place to leap from a plane for the first time.”


Tags: Bay of Islands  Lake Taupo  Queenstown  Skydiving  Sydney Morning Herald (The)  

Auckland Creatives Give Condé Nast a City Tour

Auckland Creatives Give Condé Nast a City Tour

Auckland-based designer Lillie Toogood and husband Dirk Paetzold are helping shape the story of New Zealand now for an international audience. The pair were recently interviewed by Condé Nast Traveler for…