Tag Archives: Breakers

10 Mile Valley – the Secret Life of Trees

The 10 mile valley just down from Breakers is one of our favourite walks. With towering limestone cliffs and native bush galore it is a magic sight. There are so many stunning trees and views in all directions – it … 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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Singing in the Rain – A spring day on the West Coast

The things we do for our children eh!  In our case, our children are our dogs.  Today I have Nico, our Dalmatian at home with me.  It is a bleak spring morning – drizzle and reasonably cold for October with … Continue reading

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A weekend at Breakers

Aaaahhhh another weekend at Breakers – now not to be confused with “A weekend at Bernie’s”!!! Stunning spring weather – actually felt a little more like summer at some parts of the day.  Definitely shorts and t-shirt material for much … Continue reading

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Greymouth Gourmet Guzzlers Group Get-together

Whew, I’m stuffed!  Too much good food….. for others too much good wine topped with too much good food…. and a little more good wine.  Of course those same people may say “too much!, no such thing.” We’ve just sat … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life of a Dog

Hi – my name is Ziggy.  I’m a German Shorthaired Pointer and I live at Breakers Boutique Accommodation on the Punakaiki Coastline, north of Greymouth.  I live here with my Mum and Dad and my big brother Nico (Dalmation).  This … Continue reading

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Wild Encounters on an Evening Beach Walk

Time for a change of scenery so Jan, Stephen, Nico and Ziggy jump in the van and we head down the road to the Rapahoe beach.  There are huge low tides and the sea is well out.  The beach is … Continue reading

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Surfers Paradise

Ok, so does it get any better than this – beachfront location, own track to the beach and a great left surf break just off the beach mmmmm, nope!  That’s why we get four friends from Christchurch, Timaru and Nelson … Continue reading

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Renovations to make a Difference

Lots of excitement around the b&b at the moment.  We’ve been here seven years and there has always been a little room off the main lounge that we’ve used as a little library.  It’s never really been used to its … Continue reading

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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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