Posts Tagged ‘ christchurch ’

Road Closure Information In NZ

Tuesday, November 7th, 2017

Road Closure Information While the majority of road closures in New Zealand are dealt with quickly, sometimes especially in the case of natural causes like flooding, snow and ice, slippage or rock falls roads can… (read more)

Lions Tour 2017: Christchurch & Dunedin

Monday, May 29th, 2017

The 2017 Lions Tour kicks off this Saturday in Whangarei. In the name of thorough, watertight journalism, I’ll point out that New Zealand is rugby nation whether New Zealand likes it or not. We don’t… (read more)

Labour Weekend Lineup

Friday, October 16th, 2015

It’s been a long, grueling winter. With no national public holidays since Queen’s Birthday, we Kiwi’s have had an almost five month haul since the last long weekend. Not to worry, Labour Weekend finally beckons,… (read more)

Stranger than Fiction: The Margaret Mahy Family Playground

Monday, September 21st, 2015

    Author of more than 100 picture books, 40 novels, and 20 collections of short stories, Margaret Mahy is probably New Zealand’s most celebrated children’s writer. She was awarded the Order of New Zealand… (read more)

Exhibiting Ourselves

Saturday, May 9th, 2015

At the dawn of the 20th century, a pubescent British colony named New Zealand was struggling to establish a global identity, even perhaps a national one. That’s when someone had the idea of staging a… (read more)

The Canterbury Tales, Part 1

Thursday, November 6th, 2014

The heart of the South Island, Canterbury is New Zealand’s largest region. It boasts a breathtaking 42,000 square kilometre expanse of tussock grasslands and lowland rivers, climbing from the Pacific west coast into the Southern… (read more)

Cape Reinga To Bluff – A Photo Tour Of The Ultimate Kiwi Road Trip

Thursday, October 9th, 2014

New Zealand; Middle Earth; Paradise – whatever you want to call it, the best way to explore NZ is by taking a good old-fashioned road trip. And the ultimate Kiwi road trip takes you from… (read more)

School Holiday Top 10 – Christchurch

Friday, September 12th, 2014

School holidays are due very soon, September 27th to October 12th inclusive for most schools, to be vaguely exact.  They can be a challenging time for parents, and you can either face up to it… (read more)

Lyttelton Tunnel Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Monday, September 1st, 2014

From TVNZ News  August 31st: Lyttelton Tunnel was closed for three hours this morning to mark the opening of its new control building. The tunnel is 50 years old and is recognised for its engineering heritage…. (read more)


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