A decade ago in New Zealand, luxury travel was an oxymoron, writes Susan Bredow.
Despite the similarities to the old country, Christchurch has plenty of points of difference, Andrew Bain discovers.
For those who can't face the cold of Antarctica, Christchurch has the next best thing.
From a floating wicker basket, Guy Wilkinson experiences the beauty of New Zealand's Southern Alps.
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.