Māori called Horowhenua ‘shaking earth.’ Historically it was a wetland – the floodplains of the Manawatū River – carpeted in flax with the odd stand of podocarp forest for variety. Read the story . . .
Gisborne has what the rest of the world has lost ... or is looking for. Space, peace, quality of life and an awareness among the people who live here that they share a secret, a precious key to nirvana. Read the story . . .
The clatter and clang of the container terminal, shags drying their wings on the transoms of fishing boats, glistening surf beaches and the lingering feel of the hundreds of years of history. Read the story . . .
How often do you get to see a city in the midst of a complete transformation? Christchurch today is different from the experience of Christchurch last month, next month and certainly six years ago. Read the story . . .
Te Urewera, the mountainous homeland of Ngāi Tūhoe, spent 60 years as a national park – a brief period considering the place has evidence of its seabed origins millions of years earlier. Read the story . . .