Monthly Archives: September 2011

Taipo Valley on a Spring Afternoon

Rain has been forecast again for the West Coast, after a front has hit the whole country pretty much all week BUT this morning we awake to glorious sunny skies.  Breakfast is over, the guests are off for their day’s … Continue reading

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Mountain Biking in the Hills Behind Hokitika

It was a typical West Coast autumn day – clear blue sunny skies. The views from Breakers out to the Tasman Sea are awesome this morning. Stephen and I loaded up the van with the bikes and our gear and … Continue reading

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Denniston Discovered Part 2

Ok, time to discover the Denniston Incline  – often regarded locally as the Eighth Wonder of the World.  Friends of the Hill and the Department of Conservation have been working to restore much of this area, with interpretation panels, restoration … Continue reading

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Denniston Discovered Part 1

The guests have gone for the day, the rooms are cleaned, Stephen has the van loaded with the bikes and the dogs are ready to hit the road and head to historic Denniston, our destination today for some mountain biking … Continue reading

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