9:21 PM Jetstar's first flight into Nelson was a little late but was met with a rousing welcome.
The rocks are great, but also spare a thought for the tiny inland salt lake in the middle of them.
Annabel Langbein shares some of her favourite things about her home, Lake Wanaka in Otago.
Check out some of the gardens that are part of Great Barrier's annual garden tour.
Things worth celebrating in a city emerging from disaster.