Canterbury
Canterbury
Christchurch was changed forever when two earthquakes struck in 2010 and 2011, but visit today and you’ll discover a totally revitalised city. The wider Canterbury region is ripe for exploration, with the spectacular Southern Alps - including New Zealand’s highest mountain, Aoraki/Mount Cook - towering above.
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Canterbury

Proposed zipline would pump $4m into Hanmer Springs economy in five years

Twenty-five new tourism jobs may be created at the popular Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools and Spa complex if a new multimillion-dollar ride gets the go-ahead.

Back Your Backyard

Art, rainbows and Pasifika beats: 5 events to check out this weekend

There are a heap of events taking place this weekend up and down the country. Here are five to check out.

Canterbury

Christchurch's Orana Wildlife Park launches animal livestreams

Having a bad day? With a click of the mouse you can cheer yourself up with live action meerkats, rhinos and spider monkeys.

Canterbury

Christchurch's The Muse lives up to its 'art hotel' billing

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Five walks around New Zealand every nature-lover should try

These beautiful paths are guaranteed to give you moments of awe.

19/3/2021
Canterbury

Why there's a lot more to Kaikōura than wildlife-watching

Two new cycle trails and a classic car museum are just three of the many extra reasons to stay a few more days in the picturesque South Island town.

15/3/2021
Family holidays

Where to take the kids during the Easter break and school holidays

Stuck for ideas where to bring the little and not-so-little ones? We have you covered.

14/3/2021
Canterbury

Once-in-a-lifetime chance to see giant icebergs floating on a glacial lake

One of the country's most spectacular trips, floating among icebergs on Tasman Lake, has an exclusive deal to attract more domestic tourists.

14/3/2021
Back Your Backyard

Beer, rainbows and mountain oysters: Five events to check out this weekend

After the recent alert levels “wobble”, events are hoping to get back to normal around the country.

12/3/2021
Budget holidays

Airfares from $15 - a budget guide on what to do when you arrive

If you fancy a break but are a bit strapped for cash, Jetstar has announced a new domestic sale.

11/3/2021
Cycling holidays

Get on your bike in the South Island: Day rides for you to try

If you are looking for adventure or just a leisurely ride, there are plenty of options to choose from.

10/3/2021
Canterbury

Canterbury's Terrace Downs resort reopens as part of Kiwi-owned hotel group

Terrace Downs is back in business and will be refurbished.

9/3/2021