Christchurch, New Zealand, is preparing to move into a new era that will build on its ‘garden city’ heritage to create an accessible low-rise modern central city framed by green spaces - a people-friendly ‘city in a garden’. Recently unveiled plans for the new city blueprint reveal the shape of the post-quake 21st century city that is bordered with green spaces and capitalises on the picturesque Avon River as it meanders through the city.
Fresh snowfalls on New Zealand’s southern winter playgrounds have arrived on cue for mid-winter holidays and the opening of Treble Cone - the South Island’s largest ski area.
Snow sports were out in force this weekend as the first two New Zealand ski areas opened for the official start of the 2012 winter season.
Danielle Genty-Nott has been appointed to the position of regional manager - UK and Europe at Tourism New Zealand. Danielle started in the London office earlier this year and will lead and manage the Europe and UK public relations and trade operations, and play a key part of Tourism New Zealand’s key relationships in the region.
The stunning Eagles Nest in New Zealand, set atop of its own private peninsula, has been tapping into social media. Callum Farnell, general manager of the property talks to BTN about some of their latest innovations.