Townsville, Australia

Townsville is a coastal city in Queensland, Australia. It faces the central part of the Great Barrier Reef, and is the biggest settlement along the Sunshine Coast. Townsville has a population of around 190,000 people (2012 estimate). More on Townsville Until the arrival of Europeans, the Townsville area was inhabited by a number of indigenous […]

Port Pirie, Australia

Port Pirie is a seaport on the east coast of the Spencer Gulf, in South Australia. With a population of around 13,200 people (2012 estimate), it is the sixth biggest city in South Australia after Port Augusta. It is 224 km (139 mi) north of Adelaide, on the way to Port Augusta. More on Port […]

Parkes, Australia

Parkes is a town in the central part of New South Wales, Australia. Located at an elevation of 324 m (1,063 ft), it has a population of around 10,000 people (2012 estimate). More on Parkes The history of Parkes goes back to 1853, when a settlement was established here. Due to the abundance of the […]

Hastings, New Zealand

Hastings is a city in Hawke’s Bay, on the east coast of North Island, New Zealand. Located just 20 km inland from the port city of Napier, Hasting has a population of 75,000 people (2011 estimate). Together Hasting and Napier form the fifth largest urban area in New Zealand, with a combined population of 124,000 […]

Christchurch Cathedral, New Zealand

Christchurch Cathedral is an Anglican cathedral in the city of Christchurch in New Zealand. It is located at the centre of the city, in a plaza called Cathedral Square. It is the seat of the Bishop of Christchurch. Christchurch Cathedral Author: Greg Achim (Creative Commons Attribution ShareAlike 3.0) Christchurch, the city, was founded by the […]