Throwback Thursday: Passengers board the last train to Rangiora at the Christchurch Railway Station on April 30, 1976.
Now that summer's finally here and the holidays are just around the corner for many, we'd love to hear about your favourite summer holiday memories. Has there been a trip that you continue to think about years later? Where did you go, with who and what did you get up to? What made it such a stand-out experience? As usual, please put 'NFP' in your comment if you don't want it included in a travel article. Cheers.
If a tidy lawn reflects on the people living in the house, Dylan Bateup is certainly not hanging his head in shame.
The North Canterbury resident was baffled to receive a note in his mailbox berating him for the state of his long grass.
He found the handwritten missive on Tuesday and posted it to Facebook, saying he was now tempted to leave the grass to grow just to make a point. Read more here.
With vibrant urban precincts to explore, excellent museums and galleries, and plenty of good-value eating and drinking opportunities, you don't have to break the bank on a trip to the South Island’s biggest city.
Here’s our itinerary for how you can spend a day in Christchurch on a $50 budget.
What are your tips for free or cheap eats and entertainment in Christchurch?