Peak Design

En-route to Mount Aoraki, India’s Economic Times’ reporter Bidisha Bagchi stops off at Lake Pukaki and, “after admiring the majestic blue of the lake that came from the rock particles in the glaciers — and going utterly shutter-happy” — Bagchi leaves for Mount Cook. “The gravitas of the mountain can be felt even from a distance. As the bus rolled along the polished narrow roads winding between the other peaks, it remained a central, imposing sight. The Mount Cook region has a lovely tribute to the man who is arguably New Zealand’s most famous son, at least for us Indians. The Sir Edmund Hillary Alpine Centre is a unique place where everyone can learn about these beautiful mountains.”


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What to Do in Cool Lil’ Wellington

What to Do in Cool Lil’ Wellington

Wellington is, “of course”, the more “Melbourne” of the North Island’s two largest cities, according to Pedestrian TV correspondent Chantelle Schmidt. Schmidt writes that Wellington is “art, vintage, bars and all-round…