Exploring Antarctica from anywhere!

A Christchurch university student fulfilled his childhood dream of visiting Antarctica, and now has made it possible for anybody to do so. Anzac Gallate has helped create an augmented reality (AR) app so younger Kiwis can explore the frozen continent, without leaving their own country.   The 20-year-old was among a group of young people […]

Distinctive slumbers

If the regional rebuild has demonstrated anything, it’s the innovation and determination of its habitants, as out of the box concepts, creations and contraptions come to life.     It’s certainly evident in the range of unique accommodations in greater Canterbury. From luxury tree houses to glass pods and grain silos, this is what sweet […]

Penguins making memories: Oamaru Blue Penguin Colony

If you’ve ever wanted to captivate your child’s imagination and inspire them to pursue wildlife conservation, make the Oamaru Blue Penguin Colony your next family adventure.     You and your family can observe blue penguins in a specially designed viewing room which house ten nesting boxes. In between penguin viewings, you’ll learn about the […]

Akaroa Adventure

Akaroa Adventure

High profile athletes throughout the country are preparing to descend on Akaroa from 10-17 March as preparations for the action-packed adventure race GODZone ramp up in the region.     It’s the first time the non-stop seven-day expedition-style race, the largest of its kind globally and widely regarded as the best – has been held […]