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Beer in a Garden: an unusual find in Ngatea, New Zealand

Beer and Garden don’t usually go together. When I think of garden, the choice of beverage would be a cup of coffee, or tea, but it is here in… 339 more words


Bundle of Joy

What happens when the President gets pregnant? In New Zealand, she shares the news online, and gets a wave of well-wishes from leaders across the globe. 137 more words

News Offbeat

NZ Road Trip — JUCY, we have a problem

This is the second post (2 of 7) of a series on our two-week road trip in New Zealand’s South Island. If you missed the first post, you can read it… 1,247 more words


Book Review: The Luminaries by Eleanor Catton

My main problem with The Luminaries was that it was too big. Not too long – I definitely could have read more from Catton. The book is over 800 pages and in hardcover it was just too large for me to hold with one hand. 591 more words

Book Reviews

We should all be glad New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern is pregnant

‘I am not the first woman to multitask,’ was the rye response of Jacinda Ardern, when speaking about how she would balance being New Zealand’s prime minister with… 879 more words


Government legalises e-cigarettes in effort to make New Zealand smokefree by 2025

The Government has unveiled plans to make e-cigarettes legal, in a bid to claw back lost ground on the ambitious target to make New Zealand smokefree by 2025. 416 more words


Hot Water Beach and Cathedral Cove

After heading out of Auckland our next stop was Hot Water Beach, we drove along the Coromandel and stopped to do some walking on the way. 599 more words