1. Family in New caledonia

    New Caledonia for families

    Taking the kids to New Caledonia is more than just a beach holiday. It’s to immerse them into a whole new culture, learn a sprinkling of French and play on the sand and in the sea.

  2. Big Bula Fiji

    Big Bula! Fiji’s new theme park

    If a week at Denarau gets boring for the kids, check out the new Big Bula Inflatable Waterpark with tons of water slides and bouncy games for the whole family!

  3. Sofitel Fiji

    Fiji: Inside the Sofitel

    A quick 2-night stopover between Christchurch and LA at the Sofitel in Fiji provided a miracle sunburn cure…

  4. New Caledonia

    Grab a deal to New Caledonia!

    If you’re looking to dash away on a quick break, Expedia has great deals on now to New Caledonia – only 2.5 hours away from Auckland. Be quick!

  5. Francois-and-his-rocks

    New Caledonia: exploring the south

    I met the Bear Grylls of New Caledonia’s flora and fauna and ended up being inspired by rocks and red earth!

  6. Isle of Pines Queen Hortense

    New Caledonia: the queen who hid in a cave

    I followed my guide through the dense tropical jungle to the secret cave where young Queen Hortense hid for a year on the Isle of Pines, and you can too!

  7. RAK Day

    New Caledonia and a random act of kindness

    What a morning! I went into the Newstalk ZB radio studios today and gave away a trip to New Caledonia to celebrate Random Acts of Kindness Day. Here’s how it went down…

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    New Caledonia: bougna!

    See how the other half lives with a homemade slow cooked bougna lunch in the hill tribes of northern New Caledonia…

  9. Isle of Pines

    New Caledonia: what to do on the Isle of Pines

    Isle of Pines is the stunning island just south of Noumea where lovers and honeymooners go. But I found more to do than just look longingly into each others’ eyes!

  10. Le Roof Noumea

    New Caledonia: my favourite things to do in Noumea

    I spent a couple of days in Noumea tasting the food, wandering the beaches and the markets, taking photos and here are my picks for things you’ll love.