Monthly Archives: December 2010

History Abound on the West Coast – Part Two

With Mum visiting at the end of September, we were on a West Coast history tour.  This time we  headed down to Ross, a little gold mining village south of Hokitika. During the West Coast gold rush of the 1860s … Continue reading

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History Abound on the West Coast – Part One

At the end of September,  I had my Mum visiting from Invercargill and we decided to do a little history drive to check out some of the amazing coal and gold mining history to be found on the West Coast. … Continue reading

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A Small Slice of Mountain Biking Heaven on the West Coast

It is Sunday afternoon and I am just home and about to hit the shower after a great afternoon mountain biking out the back of Greymouth.  After a cloudy start to the morning, the sun joined us and it turned … Continue reading

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