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Home Alone 

It’s time for Roy to do a granddad trip, so last week he headed off, initially to Auckland, leaving me home alone at Matai Bay. I could think of worse places to be and although I’m in the van home alone, Pat & Sue are here “babysitting”me, making sure that I behave. 1,014 more words


Food recovery in Northland

Dr Laupepa Va’a of the Northland District Health Board (DHB) is working on a major project investigating the feasibility of a more integrated approach to food recovery. 262 more words

Day 65: The Winterless North

The Northland Region in New Zealand is often referred to as the ‘Winterless North’ – it is the farthest north of the 16 NZ regions and the warmest. 465 more words


Tokerau Beach

We have been at a PoP (Park over Property for NZMCA Members) at Tokerau Beach for just over a week now, enjoying the lovely surrounds and friendly hosts as well as the close proximity to good beaches, perfect for fishing and relaxing. 69 more words


Kaiora honey

Manuka honey has enabled the Murray whanau in the Far North to re-establish a strong economic base back on their rohe (tribal lands). The story of Northlanders re-establishing their cultural and economic base on the land is a important and encouraging step in our move towards sustainable food systems. 271 more words


Fishing and catching

As someone once told me fishing is easy, catching is the hard part. This week we have been out fishing a couple of times and have even managed to catch some fish. 325 more words