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WOMAD - World music in Aotearoa

The weather forecast announced a tropical cyclone for the weekend of the 14th of March 2014. It was the weekend of WOMAD- the World of Music, Art and Dance, a three-day open air festival in Taranaki.  632 more words

Exploring Wellington

Green harvest amongst the grass...

Today’s harvest…fresh green Fejoa’s off our own quite small tree in our very small front yard….delicious! We have been getting a a bowl filled every two or three days recently. 102 more words


New Plymouth

About an hour and a half before we arrived in New Plymouth we could see this giant mountain just inland from the coast. It was interesting because there appeared to be no other hills or mountains in the area. 378 more words

New Zealand

New home, New Plymouth

We had a fantastic weekend exploring New Plymouth and getting ourselves unpacked and settled.  Here are a few highlights:

Our new home away from home!   175 more words

Back in New Plymouth for WOMAD Festival

Day 187 – 194:
My main reason I came back to New Plymouth was to attend the World of Music, Arts & Dance (WOMAD) festival. This international festival first started in the UK back in 1982 & has since put on 160 festivals in twenty-seven countries. 725 more words


Friday 11th April - lake and mountain

As Sophie and I both had the morning off we took Marvey for a walk around Lake Mangamahoe. The lake is man made and built with the intention of giving people a great view of Mount Taranaki. 164 more words

New Zealand

Taranaki Community Rescue Helicopter : Successful Missions in 2013

The Taranaki Rescue Helicopter Trust FRIENDS fundraising campaign is on now.

Become a FRIEND and together we can save lives.
Over the next seven weeks representatives of the Taranaki Rescue Helicopter will be calling homes rallying for help – will you answer the call for help? 606 more words

New Plymouth