Stories: Living the Dream in Twizel


Twizel sprang into being in 1968, as a town for workers on the hydro scheme. Now it's a fantastic base for holidays, with lakes, cycleways and Aoraki on the doorstep. Michelle Paterson tells us about bringing retro character to a hydro cottage.

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Guides: New Zealand’s Most Impressive Estates


Opt for a different kind of bach holiday with one of these luxurious estates

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Events: Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge 2017


The Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge is NZ’s largest cycling event, with around 6,000 participants from New Zealand and 20 other countries taking part each year.

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