Aoraki Mount Cook National Park: home to our own Everest

Aoraki Mount Cook National Park is a rugged land of ice and rock, with 19 peaks over 3000m, including New...


The road to Mount Cook. © Abhishek Baadkar

Wings Over Whales Visit website

View the whales from tip to tail from our high-winged aeroplanes! SPECTACULAR WHALE WATCHING FLIGHTS While you are in New Zealand, head for Kaikoura and . . . More . . . 

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Things to do

Our marine reserves: treasures under the sea

In essence, the very simple overriding edict for a marine reserve is no take. Nothing may be removed: not fish, not seaweed, not stones, not feathers or shells off the beach. Read the story . . . 

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Panorama Motor Lodge Visit website

Bay views and afternoon sun Situated in central Timaru, overlooking the beautiful Caroline Bay and mountains of South Canterbury, Panorama Motor Lodge is ideally suited . . . More . . . 

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Road trips

Inland Scenic Route 72: Christchurch loop

Round trips are immensely satisfying. There’s a pleasing symmetry in ending up back where you started, a closing of the loop, a real sense of achievement. Read the story . . . 

Hanmer Springs Attractions Visit website

Lift your spirit in Hanmer Springs. Before or after you enjoy pampering at the Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools and Spa, try a little adventure amongst . . . More . . . 

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Road trips

The Great Alpine Highway: Christchurch to Greymouth

This is probably the most staggering piece of road you'll ever come across. So keep your hands on the wheel and your eyes off the pies. Just stop often. Seriously: this is stunning.  Read the story . . . 

Lucky Rentals Visit website

NZ Freephone 0800 801 880 Lucky Rentals offers the lowest rates for Campervan and Car hire in New Zealand. Lucky Rentals provides backpackers with New . . . More . . . 

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Food and drink

Street food and markets: around the world in New Zealand

From bacon butties in Dunedin to dumpling and donuts in Auckland or fresh veges on Wellington's windy waterfront, New Zealand's food markets are a great way to eat. Read the story . . . 

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Waikuku Beach Holiday Park Visit website

Waikuku Beach Holiday Park is a well established site situated a short drive north of Christchurch, and is a popular spot for weekenders and International . . . More . . . 

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Lavendyl Lavender & Dylans Country Cottages Visit website

Stroll in our beautifully landscaped gardens full of lavender, natives and more. Browse our collection of natural lavender products in the shop and gallery. . . . More . . . 

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Activities

Climbing: facing your fear

Climbing is the unique blend of physical and mental exertion that leads both to a feeling of accomplishment and a sense of calm. All in some of the most breathtaking landscapes in New Zealand. Read the story . . . 

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Akaroa District Promotions Visit website

Akaroa & the Bays: Just 75 kilometres from the city of Christchurch, Akaroa is a historic French and British settlement nestled in the heart of . . . More . . . 

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Natural attractions

Tasman Glacier walking tracks

The Tasman Glacier, 29km long and up to 3km wide, can be viewed from the short walks that start at the Blue Lakes Shelter. Read the story . . . 

Alpine View Holiday Park & Motels Visit website

We are conveniently located on State Highway 1, Southside & 15 minutes from the City Centre Airport & 2 railway stations, Christchurch & Rolleston, walk . . . More . . . 

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Natural attractions

Taylors Mistake to Awaroa Godley Head Walk

Explore Godley Head's fascinating history and get great views of Lyttelton on this family-friendly walkway. Read the story . . . 

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