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The Search for Stewart Island's Kiwis

We take a few steps in the damp grass, stop in our tracks and scan the field in the darkness. We have been doing this for the last hour, long after we passed the last street light on… 532 more words

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Paua (Haliotis iris): Worth going to the ends of the earth for

If there is one thing that I love as much as Australian blacklip abalone (Haliotis rubra), it is New Zealand paua (Haliotis iris… 638 more words


Coming to you from a new location this week, as I’m housesitting for some friends of mine who are off Island till the 10th of August. 408 more words


new camera=art

Well, I’ve worked and I’ve saved and I’ve gone and bought a camera!!! A niiiiice camera. Probably not as drool-worthy to someone hardcore into photography, but it seems super fancy to me! 144 more words



Just a quick note to say that I have had my first review published! I mentioned a couple of posts ago about how I am now the arts and entertainment reporter for the local newspaper – but now it’s really real!

Stewart Island

Winter Guests at Sails Ashore

Winter Friends

We have a bird table & feeder at Sails Ashore. It’s right outside our guest sun room, and can be seen on our web cam. 530 more words


Southland: The land of not really winter

I can’t believe I have arrived at my final night in Zealand! I have spent nearly 5 weeks here, and it is weird to have come to the end. 444 more words