Tag Archives: sunsets

Striking Gold in Ross

Ross is a historic gold town just south of Hokitika on the Glacier Highway. Gold was first found in the area in the 1860s and thus the town of Ross was established. With a population of around 300 people it … Continue reading

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Rarotonga – From one Island Paradise to Another

There is a recurring theme from many of our guests at Breakers Boutique Accommodation when I ask them how long is their holiday – three weeks, four weeks, even six weeks in NZ but finishing with a few days on a Pacific Island, … Continue reading

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Motukiekie Beach and Rocks – Photography Heaven

Motukiekie Beach and Rocks seems to be becoming world-renowned.  It used to be a little secret only known by dedicated West Coasters and their friends – and maybe their family, and maybe some of their friends – and maybe some … Continue reading

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Hapuka Estuary Walk, Haast

Hapuka Estuary Walk is a gorgeous little walk approximately 15kms from Haast along the Jacksons Bay Road (opposite the Haast Beach Holiday Park). Described as an inter-tidal zone, the trail meanders out along boardwalks through the estuary waters with panels … Continue reading

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Autumn Sunsets on the West Coast

Love Autumn for all sorts of reasons but one of the main reasons is the magnificent sunsets. Every night is different – depending on the cloud build up. The colours change as the night goes on, like watching our own … Continue reading

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Sunsets and Night Sky – a Night out at Kapitea Reservoir

My husband sure knows how to show a girl a good time!  Seriously it was an awesome night out. We headed out to Kapitea Reservoir in behind the little village of Kumara to catch the last of the sunset as … Continue reading

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Spring Sunset at Breakers

Hard to beat a sunset in Spring with the sun hitting the water in the perfect position for viewing from Breakers Last night was nothing short of a pearler with just the right amount of cloud around for the colours … Continue reading

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