[NTLK] [OT] Christchurch NZ

Andrew Ruthven andrew at etc.gen.nz
Sun Aug 14 16:43:26 EDT 2016

On Sun, 2016-08-14 at 07:06 -0400, Noah Leon wrote:
> Tony,
> Thanks but we actually moved on to Auckland before returning to
> Canada. We
> had a great time in NZ and it was spectacular to camp in the snowy
> mountains, see Weta workshop (the studio which makes practical
> effects,
> props for movies) as well as Hobbitton and dozens of other things
> (hikes,
> nature walks, etc). South Island was our favourite. We stopped at the
> Airforce Museum in Christchurch as well, but had to rush it a bit to
> catch
> a plane.

Sounds like you had a great trip!

> I definitely recommend it to any list members who have the time and
> the
> means to visit. By camper van or car (there are motels everywhere)
> seems to
> be the best way to see it, taking at least a couple of weeks.

Years ago I spent two weeks touring the South Island and felt that was


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