Monthly Archives: November 2012

Shantytown – born from History

Shantytown – one of Greymouth’s better known tourist attractions.  A town born from the history of the industries of the West Coast – gold mining, sawmilling, coal mining and foundry to service these industries. Shantytown is a heritage park – … Continue reading

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Denniston – a little bit of mountain bike heaven

My face is burning – well feels like it is burning after a day mountain biking in the mountains in the glorious sunshine.  Our good friend Craig from Westport had the day off so we thought this was a good … Continue reading

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