South Island

Less is more

I realised that the driver of the expensive 4 x 4 wasn’t going to stop just before I stepped off the kerb onto a narrow inner city street lined with other shiny 4 x 4s and renovated villas. Perhaps I should… Read More ›

North versus South

There’s always been a friendly rivalry between the North and South Islands of New Zealand. It’s like a relationship between siblings- competitive, sometimes niggly but also protective and loyal. Picking a favorite island would be like picking a favorite child. You… Read More ›

Who was Arthur?

There are three main routes across the Southern Alps for cars but many more for those hardy and brave enough to tackle the journey on foot. Arthur’s Pass is the most direct route from Christchurch to Greymouth on the West… Read More ›