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This handful of surf beaches are easy to access and, in the right conditions, a good place to learn to surf.
Surfing Aotearoa. © Derek Morrison
The half light of dawn is a most magical time to be on the coast.
This is one of my all-time favourite experiences.
Fear. It can be irrational. Paralysing. Occasionally insightful.
Hector’s dolphins. Beanbags shaped like sea lions, and sometimes also the real thing. A petrified forest stretch of coast.
I had travelled to a remote corner of Southland in search of uncrowded waves to ride.
Explore hidden walking gems that require only a map, some sturdy footwear and a strong desire to get out there...
Driving over the Radiant Range and down towards Little Wanganui River is to go even further back in time from...
The wind swings half a compass and lifts.
I thought I was going to drown.