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10 Mile Valley – Valley of Mines Becomes Valley of Waterfalls

Drip, drip, drip, plop, plop, plop gurgle, gurgle, gurgle, swoosh, swoosh, swoosh That’s the sound of the rain slowly turning the 10 mile valley from the Valley of Mines into the Valley of Waterfalls. Many people curse the rain but … Continue reading

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The Road Less Traveled – Taking a Drive through Untamed Natural Wilderness

It is so easy to get caught up with following the mainstream – be it in everyday life and including a road well-traveled.  Sometimes we like to get in the car and just go for a drive – nowhere in … Continue reading

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Point Elizabeth Track – A little bit of Untamed Wilderness

  The Point Elizabeth track would have to be Greymouth’s premier walking track.  Running from the shores of North Beach… north of Cobden and finishing at Rapahoe Beach just off State Highway 6 at the gateway to the Great Coast … Continue reading

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Weekend Visit – Exploring the Grey District

Recently we had my parents and Aunty come and visit from Invercargill for a long weekend. Always keen to showcase this beautiful region we live in and send them home knowing exactly why I decided to make the move here … Continue reading

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Grey District – Heart of the West Coast

  We describe the Grey District as the Heart of the West Coast.  Gateway from Christchurch, gateway to the Great Coast Road, starting place for the West Coast Wilderness Trail and great diversity when it comes to scenery with world-class … Continue reading

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Runanga Swimming Pool Grand Opening

At last we had the grand opening of the new Runanga community swimming baths – to be known as the Spring Creek Swimming Pool.  This was an exciting day as it had been a long time in the planning and … Continue reading

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