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Inside Background
By and large, Christchurch is a very safe city.  The majority of locals are...
Last edited: November 01, 2012
Travel Guides   Many travel guides for New Zealand are published. All will have...
Last edited: November 01, 2012
            There is lots of information about Christchurch available online...
Last edited: August 24, 2014
           Christchurch can be visited year-round, however trips during certain...
Last edited: January 13, 2015
Where To Book A Christchurch Hotel Whilst the February 2011 earthquake put a...
Last edited: November 01, 2012
(1.) Beautiful place with great scenery. (2.) Go on the Grand tour for $99 well...
Last edited: May 16, 2013
New Zealand’s Most Beautiful Street Opened in 1932, New Regent Street is...
Last edited: August 24, 2014
New Regent Street, Christchurch First established in Christchurch during the...
Last edited: May 02, 2013
If you love the outdoors, but want to stay close to the finest in coffee, cake...
Last edited: June 26, 2006
Inside Transportation
            For most visitors, getting to Christchurch involves multiple forms...
Last edited: August 24, 2014
            There are plenty of options for getting around Christchurch, and...
Last edited: August 19, 2014
            There are two main forms of public transportation that can be used...
Last edited: August 29, 2006
            Both taxis and rental cars are good options for getting around the...
Last edited: October 26, 2011
Here is a link to information about a very useful travel pass. Christchurch...
Last edited: March 08, 2007
Inside Things to Do
What's On in Christchurch - Events & Festivals
Last edited: December 31, 2006
Motorhome Rental The six berth Maui River will sleep and carry six people...
Last edited: February 16, 2015
Christchurch suffered earthquakes in September 2010 and February 2011...
Last edited: January 22, 2014
Visitors to Christchurch should be aware that parts of the central city were...
Last edited: March 07, 2012
            Christchurch has plenty of sports and activities to offer, keeping...
Last edited: November 30, 2006
Christchurch itself is a lovely part of the country.  There is plenty to do...
Last edited: September 22, 2014
Lake Ellesmere is to the South of the City and if you are into bird watching to...
Last edited: December 06, 2011
This is a city with a variety of parks & gardens: Christchurch City...
Last edited: March 08, 2007
The Royal New Zealand Air Force Museum in Christchurch is a “must see” for...
Last edited: June 09, 2010
For first-time travellers to Christchurch, the city centre may seem quite...
Last edited: January 22, 2014
Tekapo is about two to three hours drive south-west of Christchurch, on the...
Last edited: January 19, 2009
Inside Dining Scene
A good and inexpensive place to eat for an American Breakfast was a place...
Last edited: February 08, 2008
            The Christchurch food and café scene has come a long way since the...
Last edited: June 16, 2006
A short drive from Christchurch is the Pegasus Bay winery and restaurant...
Last edited: June 16, 2006
Inside New Zealand: For Foreign Visitors
The currency in New Zealand is the New Zealand Dollar (NZD, NZ$, or simply...
Last edited: October 13, 2013
New Zealand is an island nation and as a result of its geographic isolation has...
Last edited: October 17, 2013
The Emergency number for New Zealand is 111. This will get you to an operator...
Last edited: October 17, 2013
English is spoken throughout New Zealand, however there are many local acronyms...
Last edited: March 15, 2013
Country Code 64 and International Dia... Code 00  Local telephone numbers have...
Last edited: March 10, 2015
New Zealand has been described as having a "true" merit-based tipping culture...
Last edited: October 17, 2013
Cruising on south an hour's drive from Christchurch is the Ashburton District...
Last edited: March 26, 2014
3 things must see and do in Mt Cook  Mt Cook is the one of the place the visit...
Last edited: December 23, 2011
North Island  14 day itinerary for camper van travelers:   Day 1 - 2 -Auckland...
Last edited: May 23, 2012
Since1974, New Zealand has had the Accident Compensation scheme, commonly known...
Last edited: October 17, 2013
Types of Accommodation New Zealand has a wide range of accommodation, ranging...
Last edited: October 17, 2013
Akaroa - a Little Bit of France in NZ From Christchurch take Route 75 (easy to...
Last edited: January 24, 2012
Three of New Zealand’s popular recreational destinations, Hanmer Springs...
Last edited: May 26, 2012
Camping around Kaikoura - Mayor Heays was questioned and answered As a person...
Last edited: April 18, 2008
One of the highlights of a trip through the South Island but if the traveler is...
Last edited: May 26, 2012
When coming to New Zealand from overseas, the first thing most people tend to...
Last edited: October 17, 2013
Central Otago & the Rail Trail - A not to be missed part of New Zealand...
Last edited: October 17, 2013
Blenheim/Kaikoura - South Island  Off to the fabulous East Coast of the South...
Last edited: July 31, 2007
"The Catlins is  where native forest meets the sea fostering waterfalls and...
Last edited: August 04, 2011
Drive on the Left Traffic in New Zealand drives on the LEFT, as in Australia...
Last edited: March 04, 2015
Mount Maunganui is New Zealand's favourite summer holiday destination with a...
Last edited: July 16, 2006
The City of Dunedin/Port Chalmers 1 1/2 hours south from Moeraki you descend...
Last edited: August 30, 2007
                             ... On the Road – Time Travel     (A Twenty-five...
Last edited: May 27, 2008
New Zealand's electricity supply operates at 230 volts, 50 hertz. Plugs and...
Last edited: October 17, 2013
Visitors to New Zealand who've already been and visited the top tourist spots...
Last edited: September 16, 2010
New Zealand is a very welcoming open minded and diverse country to visit. New...
Last edited: November 30, 2012
What follows might be most useful for visitors from Ireland and the UK...
Last edited: May 26, 2014
Golden Bay South Island, New Zealand This is without a doubt one of the top...
Last edited: March 05, 2014
It would be a shame if you hurried through one of the most beautiful drives in...
Last edited: April 20, 2012
Hanmer Springs from Kaikoura - Highway One south When traveling south from...
Last edited: May 18, 2012
Invercargill to Bluff and Stewart Island, Riverton to Te Anau Be sure to take...
Last edited: August 12, 2007
Kaikoura to Christchurch Leaving Kaikoura south on Route One after having...
Last edited: August 02, 2007
Lawrence - Gold Town From Route One at Clarksville (32kms south of Dunedin...
Last edited: July 31, 2007
The overwhelming beauty of the Mackenzie Country is spectacular. Stark and...
Last edited: July 31, 2007
A bit of a comparison of locations in the Mackenzie Country: Mt Cook - limited...
Last edited: February 03, 2013
The Maniototo Region of Central Otago . Distances to Ranfurly Alexandra...
Last edited: September 04, 2011
Blenheim Information: Details of the Blenheim region to find where to go, what...
Last edited: September 26, 2013
Accomodation Te Pania Hotel is very handy, especially for short stays. It’s...
Last edited: September 09, 2014
Of interest to some may be the type of animals you encounter on your travels in...
Last edited: September 26, 2007
Let us begin the South Island travel in the North Island providing information...
Last edited: November 30, 2012
81kms from Timaru south  to Oamaru It is a town slowly awakening to the present...
Last edited: August 12, 2007
Off the Beaten Track Roads  SH38 Lake Waikaremoana (Rotorua-Wairoa) very...
Last edited: October 24, 2012
Omarama "Place of Light" is 40 minutes south  from Route 8 after leaving Mount...
Last edited: March 11, 2009
Orewa & Waiwera Orewa is a bustling beach resort just north of Auckland on...
Last edited: June 15, 2006
Many visitors to New Zealand typically make the journey through the country...
Last edited: October 06, 2010
The country of New Zealand provides some of the finest opportunities in the...
Last edited: June 05, 2007
Picton to Nelson Tasman Driving times: Picton to Nelson (direct) 144k- 2hours...
Last edited: October 21, 2014
  Lake Taupo on a still winter's day with the mountains of the Central Plateau...
Last edited: May 06, 2007
Cars New Zealand has a great number of companies which rent vehicles of varying...
Last edited: March 18, 2015
If you are driving in alpine areas of NZ (incl Desert Rd in the NI) it is...
Last edited: July 14, 2014
When you've had your fill of the regular tourist activities in Rotorua or are...
Last edited: February 29, 2008
Taxes All goods and services have 12.5% GST (Goods and services tax) included...
Last edited: October 17, 2013
From Te Anau take Route 94 to Lumsden (77kms) and turn north on Route 6 toward...
Last edited: August 30, 2007
New Zealand Phone Services  There are 6,500 payphones throughout New Zealand...
Last edited: January 27, 2014
The Good NZ is everything you ever dreamed about or have seen in the movies. As...
Last edited: October 24, 2012
Timaru - From Winchester after turning right after leaving Geraldine on the...
Last edited: July 08, 2007
Train enthusiasts who've tried it all - steam, gorge, and model railways, have...
Last edited: September 16, 2010
The Bay of Islands is approximately 4 hours north of Auckland by car...
Last edited: November 24, 2008