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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Nine Mile Beach Great Coast Road – Home

Hello, hello, It’s good to be back its good to be back, hello, hello, its good to be back, hello, hello Back from our trip away down to Southland to visit with family and friends and what a welcome we … Continue reading

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In Search of Penguins – Fiordland Crested Penguin

On our recent trip to Bruce Bay we took the opportunity to try our luck to see some Fiordland Crested Penguin.  It is their breeding season so the male is sitting on the eggs while the female is out fishing. … Continue reading

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Sunset Beach walk – Rapahoe Beach

Remember that 500 kms of coastline I mentioned in an earlier blog……… This time we are at 7 mile beach or better known locally as Rapahoe beach, just 2 miles south of us. This is possibly the boys favourite beach, … Continue reading

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