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The dubious justification for an imminent 1080 drop at Timaru Creek in Central Otago

“There never was, never is and never can be valid justification for mass slaughter with a universal super toxin. It is chemical warfare. It is ecocide.

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The Last Mango in Tarras

I couldn’t resist it.  Blog experts say ‘use catchy titles for posts’ and what could be catchier than that?!  Tarras is a real place but it is the last place on earth I would go in search of a mango.   313 more words

St Dunstan's Catholic Church, Clyde

This lovely church wasn’t far from our accommodation, The Postmasters House, in Clyde. St Dunstan’s was built of local stone in 1903. It replaced a previous church built in the 1860s that had been destroyed in a storm. 140 more words

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Wine and Memories

Wine is not just a very pleasant drink (provided you choose well!), it can also be a great way of bringing back memories of – hopefully – happy times.  274 more words


Cosy in Clyde Post Office

The Post Office Cafe & Bar in Clyde is perfectly wonderful! When we left Lower Shotover on Good Friday we stopped at the town of Clyde in Central Otago for lunch. 219 more words

New Zealand

new zealand, bucolic paradise

What a place. Totally stunning scenery. Incredibly friendly and chill people. A culture that believes the land is their ancestors. And a ton of things to see and do. 1,149 more words


Something special to offer

Growers’ optimism rising in Central Otago’s Alexandra Basin

By Shaughn Jenkins

NZ-based wine writer Shaughn Jenkins taps into the passion of local producers in a developing corner of Central Otago to discover the bright future that’s ahead for the sub-region’s grape and wine industry. 902 more words

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