My partner and I are planning two weeks on the South Island of New Zealand. Can you suggest a relaxing driving itinerary that allows us to stay a couple of days each in a few interesting places?
In search of details about her intrepid great-grandfather, Flip Byrnes delves into a goldmine of Antarctic history.
While Christchurch shivers in a soaking southerly, Erin O'Dwyer curls up in ultra-modern comfort with a side serving of heritage.
New Zealand's coterie of luxury lodges continues to grow, renovate and reinvent. Max Anderson reports.
Christchurch and the nearby Waipara Valley have built a reputation for new dining ventures courtesy of chefs bringing the world back home, writes Erin O'Dwyer.
Tricia Welsh spends a day in the New Zealand city that’s more English than England.
The gentle art of walking combines with can-do conservation and creativity on the Banks peninsula, writes David Knox.
Rachael Oakes-Ash indulges in spectacular scenery and fine food on offer at New Zealand's top lodges.
After being hit by a devastating earthquake in 2011, which closed much of the city centre for two years, Christchurch has made a comeback. New Zealand's second-largest city was rebuilt using innovative designs such as the Cardboard Cathedral that replaced the damaged icon of the city, and the Re:Start mall that features shops inside shipping containers. But the city maintains its English university town-style charm.