Jessica Wynne Lockhart is a Canadian freelance journalist based in New Zealand. Her travel writing has appeared in Air Canada’s EnRoute, The Globe & Mail, Paddling Magazine and Reader’s Digest, amongst others. Find her at jesslockhart.com.
New Zealand's South Island is undoubtedly one of the world's most beautiful places, where golden beaches and dense rainforests border the snow-capped Southern Alps and adventures are endless. But for those of us who can't pick up and move to Christchurch, here's a definitive guide on how to make the most of your time there.