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Itineraries: Travel photo of the day: Aerial view of White Island volcano

Sara Sylvester took this photo of New Zealand's White Island in early February. The island is about 180 miles south of Auckland, off New Zealand's eastern coast. Full story

12 Elevators You Need to See to Believe

Usually, a ride on an elevator involves pushing a button and zoning out until the ding for your floor. Pay attention on these lifts, though, or risk missing out on one of the most thrilling rides of your life (even if it only lasts 30 seconds). From zooming up an inside-out London landmark to climbi Full story

New look at spectacular crash

   A new video shows what the ground crew did before a wild helicopter crash in Auckland, New Zealand. NBC News’ Brian Williams reports.

Pilot walks away after dramatic chopper crash

   Chopper pilot Greg Gribble crashed while trying to put up Christmas lights on Auckland, New Zealand's waterfront. He walked away with minor injuries - but these dramatic pictures show how it could have been so much worse. ITV’s Richard Lawrence reports.

PhotoBlog: Helicopter crashes installing Christmas tree in Auckland

A helicopter installing a Christmas tree on Auckland's waterfront on Wednesday morning crashes in dramatic fashion, however, the pilot escapes serious injury. See the dramatic video footage below. Full story

Prince reaches out to Christchurch quake survivors

   In the spirit of his late mother Diana, an accessible Prince William shares handshakes and smiles in Christchurch while showing solidarity with earthquake survivors, proving he may be the people’s prince. Sara James reports from Auckland, New Zealand.

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