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Wānaka: a scenic fashion hub

Shopping

Fashionistas will want to jot this one down in your travel plans: New Zealand has an epic shopping destination all our own, and it’s nestled among turquoise blue glacial lakes and surrounded by...

 

Hands-on jewellery with Debra Fallowfield

Shopping

Dunedin-based Debra Fallowfield is a straight-to-the-matter type of jeweller – she’s unpretentious, good for a laugh, and she gets shit done. She hammers out the details of ‘slow...

 

Q&A: Daniel Weetman of The Black Seeds

People

Singer and percussionist Daniel Weetman tells Cityscape about life in a band that spans two decades and many, many members.

Little Black Book

Crater Rim Walks

CHRISTCHURCH | WALKING TOURS

Nicole Elwood’s parents are the inspiration behind her venture, Crater Rim Walks. For years they organised guided Sunday walks and have passed that knowledge on to their daughter, who now offers daily walks sharing panoramic views, picturesque bays and qu ...

The Colombo

CHRISTCHURCH | BOUTIQUE RETAIL CENTRE

In the eclectic suburb of Sydenham, The Colombo is an elite retail and entertainment centre. Just a five minute walk from the CBD and with ample parking, it’s easily accessible.

Orana Wildlife Park

CHRISTCHURCH | WILDLIFE PARK

Get up close and personal with exotic and native animals at New Zealand’s only open-range zoo.

Willowbank Wildlife Reserve

Christchurch | Attraction

Founded by the Willis family more than four decades ago, Willowbank is still owned and operated by members of the founding family. With more than 120,000 annual visitors, and growing, Willowbank is popular with local, national and international visitors.

Bespoked Cycles

Christchurch | Bicycles/Accessories

Switch from four wheels to two with one of Bespoked Cycles’ sleek custom-built bikes.

The Court Theatre

Christchurch | Theatre

Tucked in Addington, you’ll find the South Island’s largest theatre company where a magical world of happiness, laughter, drama and intrigue awaits you.

Canterbury Museum

CHRISTCHURCH | ATTRACTION

Canterbury Museum is the South Island’s most popular indoor visitor attraction, with displays featuring the natural history of Canterbury, the people who have made it home and the region’s connection to Antarctica.

Airport Palms Motel

Accommodation

Other reviewers give high praise for the quality of the rooms and amenities. “We absolutely LOVED this motel!” was the verdict of one, who gave it 10/10 on hotels.com. “We will always stay here whenever we are in the Christchurch area.” The motel’s TripAd ...

North Canterbury Wine Region

Canterbury | Wine

North Canterbury is a small and mighty wine region that punches way above its weight on the national and global stage. With award-winning wines grown on some of Canterbury’s most picturesque landscapes, we’ve got our own slice of wine country paradise.

Explore Waipara Wine Tours

WAIPARA | WINE TOURS

Explore Waipara’s mission is “sharing our passion of the wines, the people and the region of Waipara” and they do this with a focus on bespoke, wine-focused tours.

Infinite Definite

Fashion/Accessories

Founded in 2008, Infinite Definite is an independent high-end streetwear shop.

AMIKI

CHRISTCHURCH | INNER-CITY TOURS

Ngāi Tahu duo Cate Grace and Lou McLeod’s venture AMIKI (from the universal Esperanto language meaning “to make friends”) was inspired by their lead guide, Riwai, who after the Canterbury earthquakes discovered people wanted to create memories and experie ...

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