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On the spot 

I was honoured last week to be invited to be the guest Judge of the Fielding and Districts Art Society Annual exhibition. The  show includes an ANZAC commemorative section called “Fields of Dreams”. 122 more words


New Zealand: From The Lake Counties To Mount Aspiring National Park

It had been 24 hours since I had last seen my journal. It had to be somewhere in the van. I was convinced that I had put it in the cupboard that had been declared mine for the trip. 1,158 more words


Can we fix the Great Barrier Reef?

Is restoration of the Great Barrier Reef possible? Yes, say leading coral reef scientists. Australia could restore the Great Barrier Reef to its former glory through better policies that focus on science, protection and conservation. 521 more words


Tongariro Alpine Crossing: Simply Walking into Mordor

A bit more than a month ago, my coworkers and I were chatting over some Friday beers when the topic of hiking came up. I mentioned that M and I wanted to do the Tongariro Alpine Crossing, as the guidebook rated it the best one-day hike in New Zealand. 2,229 more words


A journey with a found piece of wire, traveling around the south island of New Zealand. 15 more words


Welcome. I’m Emma.

This is the first step on my journey of attempting to capture the frustrating, baron, misunderstood but magical moments of my seemingly average life as an overly observant youth in New Zealand →