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Photo of the week: The world's only alpine parrot

The kea, named by Maori for the sound of its call, is endemic to the Southern Alps of New Zealand and is the world’s only mountain parrot. 74 more words

Native Animals

#50DaysOfYes Chch weekend

Oh boy, what a weekend.

I said Yes a few weeks ago to my friend Nigel’s offer of snow caving in Arthur’s Pass. And what a weekend it was. 1,769 more words

Road Trip

We hit the road on Saturday and headed to the rugged West Coast to attend my sisters engagement party. Here is a photo journal of our journey from one side of the beautiful South Island to the other. 30 more words

Mrs Adorable

Guy Mckinnon on mountaineering

I don’t know about you, but I was in awe when I heard about DOC ranger Guy Mckinnon’s incredible Mt Aspiring climb in the news recently (and even more so when I saw a photo of the peak he climbed—it was stupid, crazy, steep!). 409 more words


#CIJRoadTrip – New Zealand: Dunedin

Contributor post by Michelle of EviesToolEmporium

Let’s travel to New Zealand – Dunedin with Kaz from TangerineToes

1. What city do you live in? What makes it special? 490 more words


Cycle touring the South Island of New Zealand

Georgie Fyfe-Jamieson had long dreamed of touring the south island of New Zealand, and it didn’t disappoint.

We woke up to beautiful birdsong and a rainbow, and when the clouds high up in the mountains started to clear, we could see fresh snow sprinkled on the peaks.  1,515 more words

Where To Ride