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It is business as usual for tourist operators in Christchurch & Canterbury as the region bounces back from a 7.1 magnitude earthquake.
A major touring exhibition by Australian sculptor Ron Mueck will open at Christchurch Art Gallery next month, marking the first time the London-based artist has shown in New Zealand.
Ashburton – a rural town in Canterbury – became an international chocolate capital this weekend as two Kiwi chocolatiers set about creating a new Guinness World Record for the longest chocolate bar.
Little Richter – the first kiwi hatched in the 2010 season at Willowbank Wildlife Reserve – has proved that it takes a lot to crack a kiwi.
Certain parts of New Zealand were a little noisy over the weekend, as New Zealanders got together – in a uniquely Kiwi fashion – to mark the one-year-to-go date for Rugby World Cup 2011.
Visitors heading to Christchurch in the aftermath of the recent earthquake are in for a surprise – not only is the city alive, well and operating normally but there’s now added incentive for tourists to visit.
A small relatively young New Zealand winery has won a top international pinot noir award, beating 19 other countries including many of the world’s most famous wine producers.
New Zealand’s Department of Conservation (DOC) has picked up a major international award for two conservation projects.
A New Zealand Māori tour company specialising in unique Kiwi experiences has won a prestigious global award.
Organisers of Rugby World Cup 2011 have passed the one-year-to go-goal by ticking a number of boxes proving they’re on target to stage New Zealand’s largest-ever event.