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Is there nothing that New Zealand can’t make into a theme park? Look I get the draw of Hobbiton for people fascinated by Middle Earth and all that but a park ba…

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FOR 12 HOURS we'd walked into thinning air, climbing towards one of the highest and harshest points in Africa, the endless sprawl of the Ethiopian plains like a…

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I STAND ALONE at the foot of the cliff, hefting an axe in each hand. Staring up at the imposing wall of ice I feel something primal stir within me. This is a ba…

PLAN A IS to hook up with Kiwi photographer and mate Derek Morrison for some fun around NZ’s outdoor mecca, Queenstown. However, on day three of a brutal fronta…

ROSS IS A prominent lawyer from Melbourne and has an unfulfilled dream: once in his lifetime he would like to stand on the Cascade Saddle and enjoy the dramatic…

Protecting valuable assets - whether fragile ecosystems, unique historical settlements, rare fauna and flora - is always a worthy undertaking. Now, think about…

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IF THERE'S A GOD of the outdoors, you can bet your life he/she is behind the creation of New Zealand’s South Island. With its wild landscape encompassing everyt…

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Escape into the New Zealand wild on the four-day Milford Track exploring lush prehistoric scenery. STRETCHING 53.5KM, AND WENDING its way through the valleys an…

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Despite its relatively modest 3724m peak, Aoraki/Mount Cook isn't for the faint-hearted. It's one of the toughest climbs on Earth. SO YOU WANT TO summit Aoraki/…

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What does it take to trust your life in your own knot-tying ability, 100m high? Six days, one guide and a whole lot of courage. A SMALL BEAD OF SWEAT rolls down…

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The French Ridge Track, on NZ's South Island, offers hikers a tough, near-vertical challenge. But it's well worth the effort. MIKE TYSON AND I share something i…

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Home to some of the world's most pristine landscapes, New Zealand has much to boast about, with Milford Sound its crowning jewel. Water crashed down from its 15…

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FOR 12 HOURS we’d walked into thinning air, climbing towards one of the highest and harshest points in Africa, the endless sprawl of the Ethiopian plains like a…

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Weather dominates one of the New Zealand's longest treks, but sometimes the landscape makes you forget the wet. ONLY A FEW HUNDRED METRES from the track head an…

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BLUFF: THEY COULDN'T have chosen a better name. Not only was the town situated on a lonely outcrop of rock, buffeted by the winds and seas of the roaring fortie…