South Island

  • Alexandra

    A popular summer holiday destination, Alexandra is the hub of NZ’s stonefruit and merino wool industries.

     
     
  • Akaroa

    This charming French settlement situated on the Banks Peninsula, 82km from Christchurch, was named by local Maori (Akaroa means long harbour).

     
     
  • The Islands of New Zealand

    New Zealand consists of a large number of islands. The two main islands, which are much larger than the rest and where most of the population lives, are the North Island and the South Island. The latter is often […]

     
     
  • Otago Wine Country

    Central Otago’s pioneering gold miners would have been proud of their region’s winemaking success – after all, they started it. The region’s first vineyards were established by miners who were forced to abandon their claims […]