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A good day out

It’s been a week since I headed over to the Wairarapa to stay with bro for the following day’s 4WD “public day” event.

We were up at the usual time – early, and gathered together selves, cameras and food that bro had made for lunch.  632 more words


Radio Live Panel: 7 December 2014

Listen to my Sunday morning Radio Live panel with Mark Sainsbury and Deborah Coddington.

Talking about Wellington’s proposed council amalgamation; Discussion of match fixing legislation and terror legislation being rushed through the house. 62 more words


Photo of the week: Loder Cup winner Clive Paton

Respected conservationist, Clive Paton of Martinborough, was awarded the 2014 Loder Cup this past week, for his significant contribution to habitat restoration in New Zealand. 180 more words

Photo Of The Week

Carterton 'Home Sweet Home'

All towns have their charm and Carterton, in the Wairarapa is no exception. On a recent visit I rode around on my bike and photographed the houses and cottages that caught my eye. 43 more words

Wairarapa skies

The region of Wairarapa, just over the Rimutaka hills (mountains really) and heading north has a special place in my heart.  The flat plain is flanked by hills to the west and east and the sky overhead is open and often dramatic – particularly at sunrise and sunset.  41 more words

Burning down the house

Oliver and James Bubb were 19 and 18 respectively when they came out to New Zealand on the Carnatic. James was officially named Eber. The brothers came from Worcestershire. 795 more words