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New Zealand/Aotearoa 'The Land of the Long White Cloud'

AUSTRALIA | Mon, 1 May 2017 | By johnsteel | Views [371] | Comments [4]

We spent 3 weeks in NZ with Gaye and Bob Simpson mainly exploring the South Island. We experienced splendid unseasonable NZ weather. Little use for those thermals and fleeces. Stunning landscapes, the freshest and best seafood and friendly locals ... Read more >

Tags: christchurch, doubtful sound, dunedin, hamner springs, hokitika, kaikoura, mt cook, oamaru, queenstown, te mahia

New Zealand - South Island Part 2

NEW ZEALAND | Sun, 16 Apr 2017 | By guild_family_of_3 | Views [572]

PART 2 - THE CITIES Christchurch is a truly fantastic city. It is green, filled with art, easy to navigate, and has so much to see and offer, even after the earthquake which was most humbling to see the aftermath of. There is an enormous park in the ... Read more >

Tags: christchurch, dunedin, oamaru, playgrounds

Photos: Kangourou et Kiwi

NEW ZEALAND | Sat, 28 May 2016 | By finally | Photo Gallery

Australie et Nouvelle-Zélande SYDNEY Nous sommes allés à Sydney pour rendre visite à une amie Carole, son fiancé Dom et leur petite fille de 7 mois Mila. La dernière fois que nous les avions vus était à Montreal il y a environ 8 ans donc c'était l'occasion ... Read more >
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Tags: australie, camper van, christchurch, montagnes, nouvelle-zélande, sydney

New Zealand, 2014

NEW ZEALAND | Mon, 25 Aug 2014 | By jazwalker | Views [203]

In September of 2013, I made a fabulous friend over instagram; a 16 year old kiwi gal called Jaime . We instantly clicked and shared our lives with eachother despite being so far away. We confided in eachother and helped eachother along through ... Read more >

Tags: april, christchurch, friendship, nature, new zealand, nz

Such Is Life In Campervan

NEW ZEALAND | Tue, 25 Feb 2014 | By elizabethkfmurphy | Views [1771]

It's the last leg of my journey. Actually I'm sitting in the Christhurch Airport right now writing this blog. Next stop Indonesia! But back to New Zealand for a minute. The last week Danielle and I have been driving all over! Actually, you should ... Read more >

Tags: campervan, christchurch, doc, milford sound, mountains, new zealand, roadtrip, south

Photos: My Scholarship entry - A 'place' I have visited

NEW ZEALAND | Fri, 5 Jul 2013 | By starsandstripes97 | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

I got my first camera on a trip with my grandma as a child, and instantly started taking pictures. I don't remember it, but my grandma recently recalled that I liked taking photos of "old stuff". And I still do. I like objects that are worn off, objects ... Read more >
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Tags: christchurch, destruction, earthquake, new zealand, rebuilding

Salute to Christchurch

NEW ZEALAND | Sat, 18 May 2013 | By butterfly-freed | Views [640]

It is alleged that I brought the rain with me when I arrived in Christchurch. In fact it is only drizzle and, genuinely, I do not need it to feel at home! The striking thing about landing in Christchurch is noticing how completely flat the land is ... Read more >

Tags: backpacking, christchurch, community spirit, containers, earthquakes, new zealand, ruins, the old countryhouse

Photos: Scolarship entry 2012 - Welcome to Christchurch

AUSTRALIA | Fri, 11 Jan 2013 | By wellyboots | Flickr Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

I’m not sure how I would describe myself but my family always say if there was a crisis instead of helping I would be the one taking photos. I know I’m hooked because every time I take a shot I get a burst of adrenaline. Photography has remained a hobby.... Read more >
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Tags: christchurch, oman, scolarship 2012

Christchurch and Akaroa-Sept 24-25

NEW ZEALAND | Wed, 26 Sep 2012 | By capecodkiwi | Views [488]

when i first started researchingt his trip over a year ago, Christchurch was an area that I wanted to stay in and work for a month or so.  The coastal town had tons of attractions and nightlife so I knew I would just love it. In February of 2011, a massive ... Read more >

Tags: akaroa, christchurch, dolphins

A Broken City

USA | Sat, 8 Sep 2012 | By nicholas_harrel | Views [434]

Kia Ora Y'all, I wrote this a few months ago after leaving Christchurch. It was typed but I guess never published so I will do my best to recover my memories and experience of CHCH. After leaving Kaikoura I drove up to Hamner springs to see the ... Read more >

Tags: christchurch, earthqakes

Glacier Walking & Christchurch

NEW ZEALAND | Mon, 23 May 2011 | By dancinnadz | Views [557]

I last left you while i was heading up the West coast towards Glacierland so here's a bit of a delayed update from there and Christchurch! We arrived in the Franz Josef township early afternoon after our drive up from Haast and i was surprised at not ... Read more >

Tags: arthurs pass, christchurch, franz josef glacer, nz

Christchurch / Banks Peninsula

NEW ZEALAND | Fri, 14 Jan 2011 | By mattandandy | Views [366]

First stop in New Zealand was Christchurch which we didn’t spend much time in.  By all accounts the city is pretty boring and still recovering from the earthquake of last year.   (A four pointer aftershock hit a few days after we left; Andy quite ... Read more >

Tags: christchurch

New Zealand Earthquake - Travel Alert UPDATE 2

NEW ZEALAND | Wed, 8 Sep 2010 | By safetyhub | Views [1501]

A State of Emergency has been extended for another week in Christchurch after a severe 5.1 magnitude aftershock just before 8am on the morning of Wednesday 8 September. It was the largest of ten tremors to hit the region today, including a M4.4 an ... Read more >

Tags: christchurch, earthquake, new zealand, quake, travel-alert, travel-safety-tips

New Zealand Earthquake - Travel Alert UPDATE

NEW ZEALAND | Mon, 6 Sep 2010 | By safetyhub | Views [1754]

A state of emergency declared on Saturday for earthquake affected Christchurch has been extended until midday on Wednesday September 8 th .  The Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency management has asked intending travellers to postpone travel ... Read more >

Tags: christchurch, earthquake, new zealand, quake, travel-advice, travel-alert

New Zealand Earthquake - Travel Alert

NEW ZEALAND | Sat, 4 Sep 2010 | By safetyhub | Views [6342]

A strong, magnitude 7.2 earthquake struck Christchurch just after 4:30 on Saturday morning 4 September (local time). There have been no reported deaths, although there has been a steady stream of injured at the city's hospitals. So far ... Read more >

Tags: christchurch, earthquake, new zealand, quake, travel-advice, travel-alert, travel-insurance, travel-tips

Northern Australian Cyclone Changes Our Plans....

NEW ZEALAND | Thu, 5 Feb 2009 | By theblackgirls | Views [749] | Comments [4]

Hi everyone! We left off in Airlie Beach, reporting that our Whitsunday sailing trip had been cancelled.  We spent the night in Airlie beach, hoping conditions would improve... but ended up heading north to Townsville the next morning.  Our bus stopped ... Read more >

Tags: airport, christchurch, new zealand

February, Speight's Coast to Coast, New Zealand

NEW ZEALAND | Sat, 24 Jan 2009 | By worldfestivals | Views [2308] | Video

Location: Kumara Beach (Tasman Sea) to Sumner Beach (Pacific Ocean), South Island Dates: February 12 – 13, 2010 Level of Participation: 5 – gear up and get ready for the physically demanding experience Description: Considered ... Read more >

Tags: adventure, christchurch, kayaking, mountain biking, new zealand, racing, running, travel, world festivals

The Big Update (p1): Christchurch to Little River

NEW ZEALAND | Mon, 17 Nov 2008 | By laurfish | Views [1184] | Comments [1]

Hello Mom, Dad, friends, family and strangers, too. Here’s part one of the big update. I’ve spent seven sunny weeks in New Zealand so far, four in the Marlborough Sounds and three traveling NZ’s various coasts. I will attempt to recreate my ... Read more >

Tags: christchurch, fire festival, hitch-hiking, laurfish, little river, new zealand

Little Lost Girl in Strange Distant City

NEW ZEALAND | Mon, 14 Jan 2008 | By emmabb | Views [446]

Well after only just deciding that i was travelling 2 weeks ago i have discovered the number 1 rule. Communication with your travel partner! After flying from Australia to Wellington then on to Christchurch i discovered that the phone number i had been ... Read more >

Tags: christchurch, planes trains & automobiles

 

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