Published by - Mar 9, 2007
The heart of New Zealand’s premiere wine growing region. Blenheim is situated in the northeastern tip of New Zealand’s South Island, on the flat lands of the Wairau Plains. It is the largest town in the Marlborough region, New Zealand’s largest grape growing and wine making region. The town is the service centre for the flourishing wine... Read More


Published by - Feb 12, 2007
Wide open spaces, braided rivers, mountains and whale watching; Kaikoura has it all. Kaikoura (It’s name is Maori for seafood) is a small town of just over 3,000 on the East Coast of the South Island, between Christchurch to the South and Marlborough to the North. Whale watching at Kaikoura Situated at the foot of the spectacular Kaikoura... Read More

Hanmer Springs

Published by - Jan 6, 2007
Wide open spaces, braided rivers, mountains and thermal pools; this region has it all. Hanmer Springs is a pretty alpine resort town and lies 120 kilometers (80 miles) to the north of Christchurch. It is nestled in the picturesque Hanmer Forest Park and the foot of the Hanmer Range, and enjoys a climate of hot dry summers and cold winters. Hanmer... Read More


Published by - Dec 9, 2006
The capital of the West Coast region. An excellent base to explore the wild West Coast of the South Island. Greymouth is the largest town on the west coast of New Zealand’s South Island. Backed by the Southern Alps to the east, it sits at the mouth of the Grey River. It is a port and the main commercial centre for the West Coast region. Originally... Read More


Published by - Nov 28, 2006
The lively and creative ‘garden city’ is the gateway to the spectacular South Island of New Zealand. Christchurch sits on the central east coast of New Zealand’s South Island. It is bordered by the Port Hills and Lyttleton Harbour to the south, the beaches of Pegasus Bay to the east, and the sprawling Canterbury Plains to the west. It... Read More


Published by - Oct 21, 2006
Timaru is South Canterbury’s largest city and port. With its predominantly mild climate Timaru is well known for growing a variety of produce from apples, berry fruits, asparagus and pumpkins to producing a huge range of calla lilies and peony roses. Timaru is conveniently situated in the centre of the South Island’s east coast. It is... Read More