Diamond and the Rough

Independent travel writer indulges mind, body and soul in NZ’s up and coming wine and tourism centre, the Wairarapa. After experiencing chocolate therapy at Greytown’s Schoc, sampling the region’s famed Pinot Noir at Tirohana Estate, trout fishing in the Ruamahanga, and relaxing at Wharekauhau Lodge, writer Lucy Gilmore is completely won over. “The Wairarapa still has grit – the type you find with a pearl.”


Tags: Greytown  Independent (The)  Lucy Gilmore  NZ Wine Industry  Pinot Noir  Schoc  the Ruamahanga  the Wairarapa  Tirohana Estate  Wharekauhau Lodge  

Christchurch Opens Its Doors to More US Visitors

Christchurch Opens Its Doors to More US Visitors

American Airlines has announced the first ever direct flight service between the US and Christchurch. Beginning in October of 2020 the carrier will embark on the 13-hour voyage three times a…