New Zealand may be small but it's packed full of quirky, characterful establisments. But which is the nation's best?
Christchurch bars are preparing for an influx of holiday revellers this afternoon when many workers are knocking off for Christmas.
A unicorn-like creation has taken the top prize in a tough body art competition at Cup Day.
A Christchurch rebuild worker has used his work tools to create fleeting works of art in the concrete columns beneath the Christchurch Art Gallery.
Banks Peninsula is the ultimate summer playground, with its secluded bays, rolling farmland and starry skies. Explore for a day or, better still, check out these interesting places to stay.
Beck Eleven looks at the weekend's events.
Here are some quick tips that will help you get the most out of the Summer Starter fun run and walk this Sunday.
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