Valentines day, anniversaries, birthday treats… or just because! Treat yourself and your significant other to a romantic weekend away. Here are our top picks for where to go and what to do.   Hot air ballooning Take in the Canterbury Plains from above! There is nothing quite as romantic as seeing the sun peep up over…

Summer’s here and with it hot days are on the horizon. Selwyn has a great range of spots you can visit if you want to stay cool this summer. First on the list is Southbridge pool. If you’re just looking for a quick dip or you want to make a day of it, Southbridge Pool…

What screams summer more than fresh fruit? Picking it yourself! So we decided to compile a list of some great fruit picking spots in Selwyn.   Otahuna Berries (The Raspberry Cafe) Rhodes Road, Tai Tapu Otahuna Berries is located beside the Raspberry Cafe (who, FYI, have great donuts).  Around christmas they have ques of people in the early…

Let’s face it… there is nothing more kiwi than good pie (meat pie for our international friends). But there is a difference between ‘just a pie’ and a ‘good pie’ these days, so we checked out a few of Selwyn’s best kept secret pie making extraordinaires.   The Famous Sheffield Pie Shop “Life’s good when…