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Air Force Museum Christchurch Review

The Air Force Museum in Christchurch is located on the Old Wigram Air Force Base in Sockburn. Its a short drive from the CBD, there are regular buses going past the entrance from town. So if you are i

Canterbury Museum Review

May 2010 Canterbury Museum is a short walk from the centre of Christchurch & right next to the Botanical Gardens. There are a series of different displays covering the history of New Zealand &

Caterpillar Experience Review

Caterpillar Experience Just outside of Rotorua is the Caterpillar Experience – it right over the road from the Gondola. If you still can’t find it look for the BIG yellow Bulldozer in the front pa

Christchurch Cathedral Review

Christchurch Cathedral May 2010 Christchurch Cathedral is located in the centre of Christchurch & has long been a meeting place for people catching up in town. Regular church services are held in

Christchurch Gondola Review

The Christchurch Gondola is a fun way to see the city & surrounding areas. The base station is a short drive from the city, you can also get a shuttle or catch a city bus. Even on an overcast &

Ferrymead Heritage Park Review

Ferrymead Heritage Park is a short drive from the Christchurch CBD or you can take a bus – directions are on their website – From their website: Ferrymead Heritage Park featur

International Antarctic Centre Review

Having decided to take a holiday in Christchurch in the middle of winter ( to escape a Melbourne winter ) what do I do – go to a place that is all about the Antarctic & has its own snow room com

Museum of Wellington Review

Museum of Wellington The Museum of Wellington City & Sea is located in The Bond Store building which dates back to 1892 when it was a cargo warehouse. In 1892 The Bond Store was a cargo warehouse

New Zealand Parliament Buildings Tour Review

NZ Parliament Buildings The capital of New Zealand is Wellington & the place where all the hot air is generated is the Parliament Buildings. They are located on a hill near the Railway Station. It

New Zealand Rugby Museum Review

New Zealand Rugby Museum October 2010 For a country where Rugby is a religion you would expect a Museum to it to be in one of the main centres not a mid size town like Palmerston North in the middle o

Orana Wildlife Park Review

October 2011 Orana Wildlife Park is New Zealand ‘s only open range zoo. It is located less than 30 minutes from the Christchurch CBD. Just about every kid that grows up in Christchurch has been to O

Shanty Town Review

Shanty Town is on the West Coast of South Island just outside of Greymouth. Its about 3 hours drive from Christchurch via Arthurs Pass ( less if you let your sister the ambulance driver drive) The dri

Te Papa Museum Review

Te Papa National Museum of New Zealand October 2010 Te Papa National Museum is on the waterfront a short walk from the end of the Wellington CBD. The museum displays a large variety of New Zealand his

The Lion Encounter @ Orana Park Review

October 2011 Here kitty kitty – this picture sums up the Lion Encounter completely. Outside of Africa I don’t think there is anything where you can get this close to Lions & still have ten fin

The Redwoods Whakarewarewa Forest Rotorua Review

The Redwoods Whakarewarewa Forest The Redwoods is a large recreation area on the edge of Rotorua. The website has information about how to get there & what is on offer: It is a

The TranzAlpine Train Review

The TranzAlpine Train Christchurch to Greymouth The TranzAlpine runs from Christchurch to Greymouth & back each day. You can choose to do a day trip & spend an hour in Greymouth or jump off &a

The Weta Cave Review

The Weta Cave For a Movie buff this is a great way to spend a morning. You may have heard of Weta, they have done some work on a couple of movies & tv shows & won some awards ( that is serious

Wellington Cable Car Review

Wellington Cable Car The Wellington Cable Car runs from Lambton Quay in the CBD up the hill to the top entrance of the Wellington Botanic Gardens with lookouts over the City & Harbour. Other attra

Whale Surfing Review

Whale Surfing July 2009 On a recent trip to Christchurch New Zealand I was having lunch at New Brighton Beach. After lunch I had the opportunity to experience something the locals have been doing for