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Lahar, harr and ha-ha by Angela Caldin

I’ve been learning some new words recently down here in New Zealand so I thought I’d share them.

A Force of Nature

On a recent visit to Ohakune and the volcano Mount Ruapehu in the central North Island, I discovered that there’s something called a… 523 more words

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We Gotta Get Out Of This Place

Kia Ora

A lot of time has passed since I last wrote, and so instead having you read mountains of we did this, then we did that”, … 690 more words

Crossing Mordor

No rest for the wicked. We decided to take the weather up on its one day offer of sunshine to walk the Tongariro crossing the next morning. 1,016 more words

North Island New Zealand

And still the work goes on...

Summer time in Raetihi was probably fairly quiet only a few years back, I know when we brought RaetihiRetro and started the renovations there didn’t seem to be much traffic or people around during the warmer months. 350 more words


Two weeks ago we were one week away from losing all our money.

But before that, let’s recap on the last 5 months….

We landed in Ohakune in Spring, and signed up for the crazy winter season managing an accommodation complex. 866 more words