Published by - Sep 27, 2006
Queenstown is known throughout the country as a place rife with sights and adventure. Internationally reknowned as the ‘adventure capital’ of New Zealand, Queenstown has something for everyone. The region is located in the south-west part of the South Island. Queenstown is 483 kilometers away from Christchurch. Surrounded by magnificent... Read More


Published by - Aug 16, 2006
With its relaxed atmosphere and amazing alpine scenery Wanaka is a popular tourist resort and also the gateway to Mount Aspiring National Park. Situated at the southern end of Lake Wanaka, the pretty township of Wanaka offers visitors a variety of arts, crafts, shops, eateries and a number of areas to relax. Cinema Paradiso is a unique cinema... Read More


Published by - Jul 12, 2006
Rich in Victorian history, the town of Oamaru is famous for its local creamy limestone now known worldwide as Oamaru Stone. Situated on the South Island’s east coast Oamaru is North Otago’s main service centre. Oamaru has New Zealand’s largest number of heritage buildings, much of the town’s original architecture still remains and... Read More


Published by - Jun 9, 2006
Dunedin is the capital of the Otago region, this University City is steeped in history. Dunedin lies on the southeastern cost of New Zealand’s South Island. It is built around the Otago Harbour and encircled by hills. It was first settled by Europeans in 1848, its Scottish founders giving their new home the old Gaelic name for Edinburgh.... Read More


Published by - May 7, 2006
New Zealand’s southern most city is a thriving economic and cultural centre for the Southland Region. Invercargill lies slightly inland on the southern coast of the South Island. This spacious city with its lovely wide streets and green belts has the longest daylight hours in New Zealand. Invercargill’s moderate climate and the warm southern... Read More

Auckland Region

Published by - Dec 24, 2005
Auckland is home to over one third of New Zealand’s population, and is the largest Polynesian city in the world. It was the country’s capital from 1840 to 1865, before it was moved to the more centrally located Wellington. Auckland is situated at the narrowest point of New Zealand’s North Island and is almost totally surrounded by water.... Read More