Tag Archives: birds

Kiwi meets Kiwi – Paparoa Wildlife Trust

Stephen and I get to experience some pretty cool things living on the West Coast.  With our vast varying scenery – mountains, sea, rivers, lakes, native bush and oodles of history.  Our latest experience though would have to rate up … Continue reading

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White Heron Sanctuary Tours Whataroa

Nestled deep in the Waitangiroto Nature Reserve near the village of Whataroa is a bird watcher’s paradise and home of a breeding White Heron colony. Whataroa is a small rural town in South Westland and the start point for the … Continue reading

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Stairway to Heaven – Progress Water Race Track

Climbing, climbing, climbing, up, up and up. They say what goes up must come down but what about going back up again and then back down, up, up, up and then down, down, down only to do it all again … Continue reading

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Early Bird catches the Wave

They say the early bird catches the worm but in this instance it is the early bird catches the wave. Perfect conditions off Nine Mile for surfing over the long weekend so the hearty made the most of the weather … Continue reading

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Goldsborough Revisited

I want to say this is one of my favourite bush walks on the coast, but they are all so lovely.  This one is special though – so beautiful and peaceful.  Would definitely be my favourite camping spot and would … 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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Beached up at Bain Bay

So do you ever look at where you live and think “wow, how lucky am I?”. Well I do – almost every day and today was no exception.  Today we were off to walk the Bain Bay track at Mitchells … Continue reading

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