Oceania

West Coast: Hitting the trail

Kaye Mueller enjoys a freewheeling tour of the wild West Coast.It’s day one of a four-day biking adventure from Greymouth to Ross. Swells barrel in after a long journey across the Tasman Sea, bi…

Perth: West’s best

Bars and restaurants are among the shining stars of a regenerated Perth, writes Danielle McGrane.Perth has been harbouring some secrets.The first is the idea that it’s far away. In actual fact, …

Alexandra: Town for all seasons

The cycle trails around Alexandra, some of the best in the country, are a joy at any time of year, writes Elisabeth Easther.You’ll find few places on Earth that grow a sweeter apricot or cherry.…

David Fisher: Museum a true taonga

If you haven’t been, you must. Waitangi — the place that lies at the centre of what we are as a nation, whether you are blind to the past or not.The Treaty Grounds lie to the north of Paih…