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The last day on South Island was spent on the Interislander Ferry. We drove to Picton, dropped off our car and took the Ferry to cross the narrow channel between South and North Island. 395 more words

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Coates: Facts, not emotions, needed before considering Wellington's position on Minto West

WELLINGTON — Wellington Village Council members are set to hear a presentation from the developers of Minto West in three weeks, and at least one is adamant about keeping the board’s deliberations “as factual and sanitized of emotion as possible.” 464 more words


Wellington: Our Neat Places

Sorry Auckland, you are pretty fabulous but it’s Wellington that’s captured our imaginations and felt like a better fit during our year in NZ.

In our final week in this cracking little capital, and taking inspiration from  415 more words


When the weather offers just shades of grey

It’s hard to believe, watching the sun go down in a clear blue sky, that it’s rained virtually every day for the last few weeks. My Wellington trip was fantastic, but yielded few photos — it was just so dull and grey. 146 more words



So recently in my horror movies class we watched the original Frankenstein (1931) and Horror of Dracula (1958). Now I really enjoyed the Frankenstein film, it was really entertaining. 150 more words

Emergency Water Supplies

After an earthquake, water supplies can be severely compromised. This report in Stuff says that it could take 46 days for tap water supplies to be resumed.  53 more words

Preparing For The Big One