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Monday's Conservation Success Story

For the first of The PBD’s “Conservation Success Stories”, we head 12,000 miles from the UK, to New Zealand.

The country is home to some of the world’s most remarkable birds – the kakapo, the kiwi, the takahē, the now-extinct moa. 514 more words

Welcome Swallow

Picture was taken in Rotorua, New Zealand a few weeks ago. I’ve just been sifting through my photos and found this little guy among them.


Those Blues / Motorola 2nd Gen / ISO 80 / 40 mm / f/2 / 1/1818 / 16.08.16 / Kaitarakihi. NZ


I finally completed the Tongariro Crossing with my friend Ella! Thank you so much for spending time with me in Taupo and on this walk. It was a wonderful time! 34 more words


Micellar Water

You’ve all heard of it and seen it on the ads but what is it really and what can you actually do with it. Micellar Water is a high performance cleanser for sensitive skin (anyone can use it really if it covers the majority of us sensitive souls). 477 more words



In the span of three days, three things happened:

1) I responded to my future travel-mate’s post on Facebook; we met for coffee and decided on a travel plan (and to scope each other out). 73 more words


My third to last day in Rotorua, was spent at Wai-O-Tapu, a geothermal park with an array of hot springs, mud pools, and geysers. I remember feeling lonely as I boarded the shuttle bus to the park by myself, but met a Canadian – traveling NZ by bike – who I explored Wai-O-Tapu with. 109 more words