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Fireworks Over the River ~ Palmy

Guy Fawkes Night, Bonfire Night or Firework Night, is celebrated on 5 November with spectacular fireworks. We call it “Fireworks Over the River” in Palmerston North. 130 more words

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Talk: A history of the Manawatu River

I will be doing a talk about my book Ravaged Beauty, with a focus on the Manawatu River, at the historic Ashhurst Community Library (seen here in its original form as a post office), on: 72 more words

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A long, long weekend in Palmerston North

It seemed a long time since I had made the 45 minute trip north to my special place, my happy place. Initially I was going for two nights, that’s happened before lol  ;)  I had been waiting for the first opportunity since Dasha and I did our four week South Island tour but the weather had not been great or the forecast had been awful and at the last minute it had cleared. 842 more words