Monthly Archives: August 2016

National Dog Day

So apparently today is National Dog Day.  Don’t know if just New Zealand but given saw posting on Facebook from Australia – perhaps it is the Southern Hemisphere.   No matter where you are though let’s give a shout out … Continue reading

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Nine Mile Valley’s Hidden Coal History

There’s gold in them there hills – black gold! Stephen had the pleasure of playing tour guide recently and taking a photographic artist into the hills behind Breakers to explore some of the fascinating coal mining history hidden away in … Continue reading

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West Coast Wilderness Trail – Camerons to Kapitea Reservoir

Oh it feels good to be back on the bike.  We’re not long back from an overseas holiday and while we did take our bikes with us we didn’t do a whole lot of biking – four days in total … Continue reading

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Lake Mahinapua by Star Light

Would you like to swing on a star, carry moonbeams home in a jar….. oh Frank I love you serenading me on this beautiful star lit night. We have been blessed with some stunning winter days of late – clear … Continue reading

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