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Strange familiar
“I don’t know why you’re making such a fuss of going to New Zealand for 10 weeks”, said my friend T. over a farewell beer. “Sometimes we don’t meet up
Log / 30.11.2017 / The substitute city
We are going to be living in “Christchurch Central” for the next few weeks – as opposed to “Christchurch actual”. The two parts of the city seem to be completely

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Same same but different
Everything is different in New Zealand, they say: Christmas is in summer, which is in winter. Water goes down the plughole in the same direction as in Germany, which is
Strange familiar
“I don’t know why you’re making such a fuss of going to New Zealand for 10 weeks”, said my friend T. over a farewell beer. “Sometimes we don’t meet up
Same same but different
Everything is different in New Zealand, they say: Christmas is in summer, which is in winter. Water goes down the plughole in the same direction as in Germany, which is
Christchurch – the youngest oldest city in the world
Christchurch, or Ōtautahi, is New Zealand’s third-largest city, located on the east coast of what until just a few years ago was simply called the “South Island”, now Te Wai
From Berlin to Christchurch
At the invitation of the Goethe-Institut in Wellington and The Physics Room gallery in Christchurch, I will be spending two-and-a-half months in New Zealand as from mid-November – travelling, writing,