Destination Dunedin

Dunedin and its surrounds have so much to offer, that it may seem like there is too much choice. The city’s heritage, shopping, and art precincts, plus nature’s overflowing biodiversity and scenery, make it a fabulous addition to your summer getaway schedule. These Metropol suggestions may help you plan your next trip own that way. […]

Happening in Hanmer

A typical tourist spot, Hanmer Springs is also so much more. Between water and land, the Canterbury-favourite destination has plenty to fill your calendar and your cup. Start with a pre-Christmas weekend trip to the Alpine Marathon on 2 December. A great challenge to start your summer, it’s an energetic way to enthusiastically kick off […]

See you at the show: ChristchurchNZ

It’s springtime. It’s family time. It’s as true to Canterbury as it gets. You guessed it… The New Zealand Agricultural Show is back for another year. Celebrating its 160th anniversary, the countdown is on for a few days of fabulous fun at The Show. Whether you’re a seasoned show veteran or a first timer, there’s […]

Expect the unexpected

Lamborghini has unveiled its most extreme V12 supercar yet. Called the Revuelto, it succeeds the Aventador as the flagship sports car of the Lamborghini family, speeding down an ever expanding highway. This Lambo is a plug-in hybrid. Lamborghini call the Revuelto a “High Performance Electrified Vehicle”. What that means is that the Revuelto’s naturally-aspirated 6.5-litre […]

The allure of Lyttelton

A hotbed for artistic inspiration, and lush scenery, Lyttelton is a Canterbury gem. Lyttelton is a picturesque town located on the side of an extinct volcano in the Banks Peninsula. With the upcoming ITM New Zealand SailGP event taking place in Lyttelton on 18-19 March, the town is gearing up for an influx of tourists. […]

Nelson’s summer fest

All of Nelson’s not-to-miss summer events made easy. Nelson has long been a summer travel destination for New Zealanders, boasting beautiful beaches, wineries and walks, and close proximity to Tasman’s best spots. But what’s on offer for those of us who want to brighten – and maybe boogie – up our Nelson summer? See Metropol’s […]