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New Zealand’s Glory From a Train Window

New Zealand’s Glory From a Train Window

Thirty years after the TranzAlpine was launched, Observer journalist Susan Grossman boards one of the world’s most scenic trains in Christchurch, before completing her trip on the North Island’s Northern Explorer. “Completed in 1908, after…

The 6 Best Snow Adventures In New Zealand

The 6 Best Snow Adventures In New Zealand

“The land of the long white cloud is home to breath-taking topography that ranges from indigenous beech forests to scorching beaches to wine country,” writes Elyse Romano for D’MARGE. In winter New…

Christchurch an Absolute Delight

Christchurch an Absolute Delight

Disembarking in Christchurch after a TranzAlpine rail journey through “knockout” landscapes, Economic Times reporter Charukesi Ramaduri says that though there are signs of the devastating earthquake of 2011 everywhere, it is equally clear Christchurch…

KiwiRail Scenic Journeys – Take A Break. Take A Train.

KiwiRail Scenic Journeys – Take A Break. Take A Train.

Watch the TranzAlpine train as it crosses the South Island, beginning on the East coast in Christchurch and ending on the West Coast in Greymouth, traversing the spectacular Southern…