Firth of Thames: the gentle way south

The alternate road heading south from Auckland, along the Firth of Thames, is a quiet, visual treat with lots to...


Tawhitokino Beach. ©Liz Light

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Lower Hutt: take me to the river

Lower Hutt: a river runs through it, called – as you’d expect – the Hutt River, although it was known...

Up the creek: Upper Hutt

The flats toward the headwaters of the Hutt River (named after the Chairman of the New Zealand Company, Sir William...

Coastal Kaikōura: magnificent marine life

There was a time, not so long ago in the grand scale of things, when the whale-watching industry in New...

Kaikōura: where crayfish and mountains meet

There is a magical place in New Zealand where the mountains literally meet the sea – as if a fairytale...

Alpine Pacific Triangle: Christchurch to Kaikōura (and back again)

Christchurch is gorgeous. Its urbane, English-inflected rivers and stone buildings style landscape genteelly masks a southern spirit that has seen...

Whanganui: following the river

The majestic Whanganui river has an ignominious end where it joins the sea.

Great Barrier Island: a rugged road trip

Port Fitzroy is only 25 kilometres from Tryphena but it took us nearly three hours to drive there.

Kawau: an island apart

Locals describe living on Kawau Island as ‘quiet.’

Gisborne to Wellington: sampling the finer things in life

Gisborne intrigues me. It’s a mix of tradition, culture and nature.


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