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Pegasus Bay celebrates its 30th vintage of excellent wine

Food & Drink - People - Word on the street

Pegasus Bay Winery, one of the original and definitive Canterbury wineries, released its first wines in 1991. But its story starts in the 1970s ...


Christchurch's shiny new convention centre is getting a shiny new piece of public art

Culture - Word on the street

The stunning white ngutu (ceremonial entranceway), will welcome visitors to Te Pae Christchurch Convention Centre, and be the location of formal ...


Heat your foodie spaces with this season's colours

Shopping - Word on the street

Resene consultant Rebecca Long tells What's Hot New Zealand how to bring some fire into your kitchen – and dining area – with a lick of ...


Foiling catamarans, New Zealand SailGP team heading to Christchurch in 2022

See & Do - What's On - Word on the street

An A-list of some of the top names in world sailing will be flying across Whakaraupō Lyttelton Harbour in early 2022. ChristchurchNZ has ...


New Zealand’s first fruit wine seltzer is on its way

Food & Drink - Word on the street

The world’s fastest growing alcoholic beverage is making its way to Aotearoa with the launch of TINK – New Zealand’s first natural fruit wine ...


Two tigers new arrivals at Christchurch's Orana Park

See & Do - Word on the street

Christchurch's Orana Wildlife Park has got something very special for Christmas – two stunning Sumatran tigers, freshly arrived from Australia ...


Tourism NZ releases mindful NZ nature album

Word on the street - Wellbeing

Mindful Journeys is a Spotify album released by Tourism NZ. Narrated by James Rickard, the master carver at Te Puia Rotorua, each of the four ...


New rooftop bar in Christchurch: The Pink Lady

Food & Drink - Word on the street

Christchurch’s new rooftop bar is giving us an opportunity to escape life’s street-level madness and feel the wind in our hair. On the roof of ...

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