NZ Christchurch Hagley Park
NZ Christchurch sunset
NZ Christchurch Aerial view of Lyttelton port from the top of Christchurch Gondola Station at Port Hills

Most travellers use Christchurch as a base for exploring the south island, but there is plenty to see in this upwardly-mobile city. Hit by a series of earthquakes between 2010-13 that destroyed many of its buildings, Christchurch is now an intriguing mix of cutting-edge architecture and historic buildings.

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New Zealand wildlife and waterways

New Zealand in two weeks
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Bay of Islands and South Island escape

Off-the-beaten path New Zealand
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South Island wildlife route

Whale-watching, birding and wildlife on New Zealand’s south island
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New Zealand self drive

Wine, wildlife and winding roads
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Southern adventure loop

Thrill seeking around South Island
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North to south white knuckle

Epic adventures from North to South Island
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