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Beauty of the South Island

Published by - Jan 12, 2015
Today I drove from Christchurch down the center of the South Island to Ettrick.. driving past Mt. Hutt and other fantastic mountains.. these are all within an hour of Christchurch’s city center. It is just crazy that these things are so close… the beach is right... Read More

South Island Regional Guide

Published by - Sep 7, 2008
Detailed info about South Island region can be found here and reading this article will also be useful. Nelson Lakes can be a great travel destination if you’re looking for something picturesque. Marlborough Region has Blenheim famous for wineries and Kaikoura for whale... 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... 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... Read More