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A slice of Kiwiana at Mt Peel

A 1950s bach near Geraldine has been preserved in a 1950s-60s time warp, complete with vintage bakeware, classic children’s books and an LP collection - More

Snow, ice and stars in the Mackenzie Country

Wedding parties, stargazers and ski teams flock to Lake Tekapo but it’s not hard to find solitude here - More

Finding fine fare in Geraldine

A quick stop in the South Canterbury farming town shows why local producers have put the town on the food map - More

Mt Cook by helicopter

A trip on to the Tasman Glacier shows a different side of our highest mountain - More

The blue house at the beach

The owners of Our Blue Bach in Waikuku bought the house after a chance meeting with its former occupants - More