Visit this iconic church set above the shoreline and stunning views of Lake Tekapō. Read the story . . .
See the rare but spectacular Aurora Australis from the 4300-square-kilometre UNESCO Aoraki Mackenzie International Dark Sky Reserve. Read the story . . .
The 300km Alps to Ocean Trail (the A2O) connects Aoraki Mt Cook with Ōamaru, flowing as the water does, from the mountains to the sea. Read the story . . .
There is no better place in New Zealand to see stars than in the heart of the Mackenzie district, where the clarity of the constellations will take your breath away. Read the story . . .
Canterbury’s Mackenzie District is home to some of New Zealand’s most famous and photogenic lakes. Read the story . . .