Changing South: Tourism
In the latest of our summer video series on the South Island: We’ve never been so popular. But how much tourism is too much?
Our latest Changing South video story catches up with celebrated mountaineer Lydia Bradey - whose breakthrough ascent of Mt Everest without supplementary oxygen was later disputed.
The latest in our video series on the South Island features The Aunties, a network of people providing practical support to women and children who’ve experienced domestic violence.,
As part of a series Newsroom is running over summer, Christchurch documentary-maker Gerard Smyth catches up with Jude, Frank, Jett and Floyd, some of the Huntaways on the 126,000 acre Mt White station in Inland Canterbury.
WATCH: With foreign investors failing to show, a few plucky locals take a punt to rebuild in central Christchurch
On the back of a $1.9 million grant, a Christchurch charitable trust seeks more money to restore McLean’s Mansion
Big-hearted youth worker Zion Tauamiti makes his return after a near-death experience
Our summer video series on the changing South looks at restoring the country’s largest cluster of heritage buildings
The latest in our summer video series on the changing South Island looks at the tourism putting the twinkle into Tekapo.
The latest in our summer video series on the changing South Island looks at the work of Sue and Phil Bagshaw.
Watch video interview: Melanie Reid talks to the mothers of two victims of Paul Wilson, united by horror and anger at how it could happen again.
In the heart of Christchurch, where buildings once stood, an urban farm is attracting nationwide attention.
As part of a series about life in the South Island, this video follows a man with a $5 million plan.
It was widely assumed Christchurch’s magnificent Catholic cathedral would be restored after the earthquakes, but now a new Bishop will decide its fate.
A University of Otago scientist has been digging up human remains in the backyards of Uzbek villages to discover how people lived in the Middle Ages.
In the second of a three-part video investigation, Melanie Reid is with Malolo Island villagers as they take up the fight against environmental destruction caused by a Chinese developer.
In the first of a three-part video investigation, Melanie Reid and Mark Jennings visit the scene of an environmental crime in Fiji and meet a landowner who helped stop a Chinese developer. WATCH the dramatic footage.
It took a dedicated group of Christchurch parents to put a “stake in the ground” and declare an intention to turn their school around.