Known in other countries as hiking, bushwalking or trekking, tramping is a uniquely New Zealand term and one fitting the style of walking encountered here – often rough, frequently wet, . . . Read the story . . .
Back in the 1800s dance halls and billiard-rooms, shooting-galleries, an opera house, barmaids and ladies of ‘relaxed virtue’ all crowded along Hokitika’s golden mile, vying to entertain the hundreds of diggers. Read the story . . .