12 Hours in Timaru
5 Neat Mackenzie Activities and Where to Treat Yourself Afterwards
The scenic Mackenzie Region is filled with a multitude of activities and experiences. The stunning landscapes of vast plains, snow covered mountaintops and glimmering turquoise lakes create a picture perfect backdrop to these outdoor activities; all which are complemented by the region's ever growing quality hospitality offerings.
A Beginner’s Guide to Matariki Stargazing: Where To Look for Whetū in Aotearoa
Matariki marks the arrival of a treasured cluster of whetū (stars) in the winter sky.
Best Off-The-Beaten-Path Honeymoon Destinations In New Zealand
Kick-start your marriage with five-star memories.
Get to Know the Culinary Curiosities of South Canterbury
While famous for its sheep runs and hardy shepherds, South Canterbury has far more to offer than farming and vast plains. The picturesque landscape of the region is filled with fertile soil and fittingly home to a huge number of innovative producers and makers of consumable goodness.
Get to Know the Town of ... Fairlie
Get to Know the Town of ... Geraldine
World-renowned as the hometown of Barker’s, makers of jam, preserves, chutneys, sauces and more, Geraldine is a name familiar to many. A picture perfect country town, sitting prettily in the heart of South Canterbury on the banks of the trickling Waihi River. Huge, exotic trees line the surrounding town area, as do the lush, green foothills of the Southern Alps.
Get to Know the Town of ... Timaru
The Riviera of the South, Timaru, is a South Canterbury east coast town well worth getting to know. The second largest city of the region, Timaru has so much to offer visitors that it’s pure madness not to have it on your must-visit-list.
Get to Know the Town of ... Twizel
Purpose built in the 1960s to house workers involved in the Upper Waitaki Power Scheme, these days Twizel is a hub for all things outdoors. Located oh-so-close to Aoraki / Mt Cook National park and the Mackenzie basin, this hydro-town is the perfect base for a variety of experiences.
Ode to Long Lunches
Is there anything more satisfying than a lingering long lunch?
Recline and unwind: NZ's independent cinema experiences
The Road to MacKenzie Region: A Guide to Geraldine and Fairlie
Who doesn’t love a good old-fashioned day trip?
Tick Off Your Reading List At New Zealand’s Independent Bookshops
We've Done the Hard Yards to Bring You the Best Boutiques and Galleries of South Canterbury
The finest galleries and boutiques dotted around South Canterbury.