There was a time when New Zealanders could get all the locally-produced wine they wanted, so long as they got it from a handful of diehard Dalmatian winemakers making do with limited viticultural resources and licensing laws that viewed sales of wine to the general public as sly-grogging. Read the story . . .
Gisborne intrigues me. It’s a mix of tradition, culture and nature. Lovely beaches are right there, the town is buzzy and interesting, and there is an air of self-sufficiency about it. Read the story . . .