Arts & Culture

 

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New Zealand Arts & Crafts

In the 20th Century, when realism and honesty about local life became key themes, artists like Rita Angus, Colin McCahon and Toss Woollaston ...

 

See & Do | Stay | Shopping | Food & Drink | Culture | South Island

Exploring Central Otago

Central Otago – affectionately known as ‘Central’ – is home to welcoming rural outposts where you can enjoy the famous southern hospitality in ...

 

See & Do | Stay | Shopping | Food & Drink | Culture | North Island

Exploring Auckland

Straddling two harbours and draped over 48 volcanic cones, Auckland occupies a stunning natural landscape. Known as the ‘City of Sails’, when ...

 

Culture

Kiwi Music Playlist

The perfect introduction to the sounds of Aotearoa/New Zealand, our playlist boasts over 10 hours of solid Kiwi tunes ranging from those that ...

 

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Museum remembers speedway legend Ivan Mauger

Canterbury Museum has a significant collection of motorbikes and memorabilia belonging to internationally renowned speedway champion and local ...

 

Culture

Māori pronunciation guide

Some words in Te Reo Māori can look like tongue-twisters to the uninitiated, but master a few simple rules and you’ll be fine. Note that Māori ...

 

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Experiencing the past

Travel back in time and unearth ancient traditions and rich heritage on your journey through Aotearoa. Museums New Zealand’s museums exhibit an ...

 

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Top 6 Māori cultural experiences

Māori culture is unique to New Zealand and the cornerstone of the country's cultural make-up. It is far more than just a tourist atraction, and ...

 

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Larger than Life

If you like your art monumental, be sure to visit the Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetū and view Ron Mueck’s spectacular work chicken ...

 

Culture | See & Do

Wall Stories

Like your art on a grand scale? Christchurch’s inner city has become one of the world’s best canvases for street art, the legacy of several ...

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