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Waitaki: a river of time

Deep within the rolling green hills of the Waitaki district, there is a place called 'The Valley of the Whales'.


Ōamaru's Victorian Precinct. © Derek Morrison

Clutha: a land of giants

If you’re reading this you’re a certain kind of traveller: one who knows how the vagaries of unpredictable weather can...

Loved by the locals: Clutha

'Gabriel’s Gully,' near Lawrence, was where the find that initiated the great Otago gold rush was made.

Dunedin city: islands in the flow

The stayers are the ones who really know Dunedin.

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Loved by the locals: Dunedin city

'Cosy' does not quite do this tiny bar in the North East Valley justice.

Port Chalmers: a cradle made of sea

The clatter and clang of the container terminal, red and green lights forming a path to the sea through the...

Otago Peninsula: catching the wind

A peninsula provokes a certain state of mind, one of exposure to the elements and close proximity to nature.

Loved by the locals: Dunedin

This is one of the best little local museums you could hope to find – richly packed with artefacts from...

Loved by the locals: Otago Peninsula

This stunning wild beach at the northern end of the Otago Peninsula is accessed by the road that winds around...

Loved by the locals: Waitaki

Fleurs is a much-loved restaurant on Moeraki’s sparkling waterfront, established by local folk hero Fleur Sullivan.

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