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Christchurch

Mural in Christchurch City Centre by Australian street artist Rone.

New Zealand

Christchurch, New Zealand: Survival instinct

Rob McFarland Creative attitudes are helping Christchurch get back on its feet, writes Rob McFarland.

Worldwide

How to bring the glamour of travel back

Talabgaon Castle Heritage Resort

Too often, modern-day travel can feel sanitised and rushed, leaving you yearning for the era of gracious, slow-paced touring on a grand scale.

Architecture

Building interest

Sheraton hotel in Huzhou

Build it and they will come. Or will they? Belinda Jackson rounds up the best newcomers on the architecture scene.

New Zealand

Twenty reasons to visit Christchurch

Christchurch

The city of churches is now known more for powerful earthquakes, but Sue Bennett found a city well on the path to rebuilding.

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Photo galleries

World's greatest drives

Bixby Bridge in Big Sur, California.

The highway is a grand canvas, a drive-in screen for our own epics, especially on these five great excursions.

Travellers Tips

Tips

A wide berth, but how long until we return?

Danger zones illustration. Illustration by Michael Mucci.

Jane E. Fraser As Queensland and New Zealand urge travellers to return, tourism bosses and experts reveal what a recovery will really take in disaster-hit regions.

Tripologist

Leisurely spin of New Zealand's South Island

Tripologist My partner and I are planning two weeks on the South Island of New Zealand. Can you suggest a relaxing driving itinerary that allows us to stay a couple of days each in a few interesting places?

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Map of Christchurch

Travel News

Korean pop culture lures tourists for plastic surgery

Jun Ji Hyun/Facebook

2:43pm | In a district made famous by the song Gangnam Style - women walk down the street with bandages over their faces and around their heads.

The decline of first class as airlines add business beds

12:50pm | World's top airlines may follow in the in footsteps of Virgin Atlantic abandoning the traditional three-class seating plan.

Legroom gadget sales jump after seat recline spat on plane

11:12am | Demand is high for a gadget that blocks seats from reclining after a scuffle between two passengers forced a jet to make an unscheduled landing.

Teens take world's scariest selfie

KYLIE MCLAUGHLIN 26 Aug | Three students have gone to sickening lengths to take the world’s scariest selfie.

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