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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

Why some flights are safer than others

Delta Air Lines jet OK

4:45pm | Each day, 8.3 million people around the globe step aboard an plane. But not all flights are equally safe.

Helsinki airport introduces world's first passenger tracking system

1:38pm | Helsinki's airport will be the world's first to track passengers in real-time from parking lot to takeoff, but the plan has been criticised by civil liberty groups.

Two new hotels at Brisbane Airport

CAMERON ATFIELD 4:10pm | Pullman and Ibis hotels to be built by November at cost of $150m.

Boozy with bad diets but foreigners love the British, study says

12:32pm | Despite a passion for binge-drinking and lousy food, Britain was named the second most attractive country along with Australia, according to a survey.

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