Going coastal for AgFest: Ruralco

West Coast’s AgFest is the silver lining to the cancellation of the Canterbury A&P Show, allowing agriculture businesses like rural co-operative Ruralco with greater opportunities to meet with farming folk.     Covid-19 saw the biennial event moved from its usual autumn date to Friday 13 and Saturday 14 November – dates which became available […]

Wonders of the Wild West

Rugged, remote and thriving with rich history and spectacular wildlife, the West Coast and its pristine wilderness makes it one of the country’s most treasured gems. We explore some of the wonders of the Wild West!   West Coast Treetop Walk Lake Mahinapua, 12km south of Hokitika Adventure through the canopy of ancient Rimu and […]

Oasis for the body & soul: Maruia Hot Springs

Two and a half hours from Christchurch, amongst the beach forest and rivers of the serene Lewis Pass Scenic Reserve, is the wonderful Maruia Hot Springs.     Set in a lush bush-laden area, the facilities feature three thermally heated outdoor rock pools, one main indoor Japanese bath style thermal pool and discreet private pools […]