Monthly Archives: August 2012

Home is where the Heart Is – West Coast, New Zealand

They say home is where the heart is and for me it is definitely the West Coast of New Zealand and our own slice of paradise here on the Punakaiki Coastline at Breakers. We’ve just had a week away in … Continue reading

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Charming Creek Walkway

The West Coast region of New Zealand is absolutely oozing in history.  The main economies of the late 1800s and early 1900s were coal mining, gold mining and sawmilling and the remnants of these are left in our bush for … Continue reading

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Early Spring and the Flowers are Blooming

Well it is only the beginning of August – our final month of winter but it currently feels more like spring. The weather for the last month on the West Coast has been outstanding.  Beautiful days with loads of sunshine … Continue reading

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Arnold River Dam Walk

We’ve just been visiting with Ian and Sue from Kotuku Pottery out near Lake Brunner and decided to stop and stretch our legs at the Arnold River Dam Walk.  This is a walk we seem to forget about, which is … Continue reading

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