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On the Rocks – Nine Mile Beach, Greymouth

Not only are we beachfront, often with a West Coast beach all to ourselves but we also have a great rock pool outcrop just off the beach, exposed at low tide. The tide of late has been extremely low – … Continue reading

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Doggy Good Fun on the Beach

It was doggy good fun on our beach walk over the weekend.  Our friend Nina from Westport phoned to say she was going to be passing by and had adopted her first ever dog and was hoping our boys would … Continue reading

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Fun in the Foam – Nine Mile Beach

After a weekend of crazy weather with heavy rain, gale force winds and then snow to parts of the country, we finally awoke to some lovely blue skies and sunshine. Headed down to the beach with the dogs for a … Continue reading

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Mt George – On Top of the World

Work with me here – we’re singing again……to the tune of the Carpenters this time “on top of the world”……. Such a feelings coming over me, I see wonder in most everything I see, not a cloud in the sky, … Continue reading

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Heaphy Track – Outdoor paradise

There are stars glittering in the sky – it is still dark out – too early for the sun to be up yet and we’re in the car driving north.  We have a mission planned – first stop Westport to … Continue reading

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The beaches of Barrytown

Yes, here we are exploring yet another West Coast beach.  With 500kms of coastline we have plenty to choose from. Today we have a stunning autumn afternoon and the tides are right to go for an explore.  We’ve headed north … Continue reading

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Greymouth Bar – Cobden Tip Head

Big swells today and high tide made for some exciting action at the Greymouth Bar for the fishing boats coming into port. A notoriously dangerous entrance, when we heard some fishing boats were coming in, we had to go and … Continue reading

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Morning beach walk on Rapahoe Beach

Nice low tides this morning so we headed just down the road to walk the Rapahoe beach for a change in scenery. So spoilt for choice – a beach at our doorstep yet we drive for two miles to do … Continue reading

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Sunset at Breakers

Had to share these with you.  Last couple of nights have given us some stunning sunsets and tonight was no exception.  I won’t rabbit on, just leave you with these images. Breakers is a boutique accommodation on the Great Coast … Continue reading

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Home is where the Heart Is – West Coast, New Zealand

They say home is where the heart is and for me it is definitely the West Coast of New Zealand and our own slice of paradise here on the Punakaiki Coastline at Breakers. We’ve just had a week away in … Continue reading

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