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Karangahake Gorge, Waitakere ranges, Zoos and everything inbetween

So it’s been a while. We’ve been very laid back with the whole blog. But finally have a little time to do some updates.

So apart from working in Auckland we are trying to travel. 572 more words


The Chills New Album Gets a Release Date & Single: America Says Hello (+ lyrics)

The date has been announced and Martin Phillipps and band’s new album Silver Bullets is to be released 30th October on Fire Records. You can pre-order here… 843 more words


A geological wonder - New Zealand

Glaciers, volcanoes, geysers, granite cliffs, mountains and minty lakes adorn this young country formed just yester-million-years ago. And it’s the first place where the sun rises!  267 more words


Ruapehu Crater Outfall

I guess this is another in the ‘Journey’ series, although the idea wasn’t in my mind at the time I painted this one.

Being up on the volcanoes of the Central North Island Plateau gives one a feeling of being on top of the world. 284 more words


White Water Rafting - Okere and Tutea falls

Tutea falls is the highest commercially raftable waterfall in the world – at 7m its higher than the length of the boat!

We went with Kaitiki rafting company ater finding a deal on bookme. 317 more words

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5 things I want to do in the next 5 years

You know how you always get asked the question ‘Where do you see yourself in 5/10/20 years?’. I’m really bad at answering that question because I usually focus on the now. 523 more words


The Last Week in New Zealand

“How wild it was, to let it be.” -Cheryl Strayed, Wild 

Cheryl Strayed’s quote encompasses the feeling of the past week and a half – my last days in this country and the end of a summer away from the comforts and security of home. 377 more words

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