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Martinborough's Earliest Radio Memories

I took a number of folk by surprise in Martinborough the other day and asked them to recall their earliest radio memory.  It was all part of my involvement in… 177 more words

Day Tripping

The summer had been long and hot for once!  The usually green hills around Wellington and the lower North Island were dry and brown, the poor sheep must’ve been having a rough time! 106 more words

New Zealand

June 8, 2016 ... through the lower middle

True to my word, I have returned more quickly than last time.

We have had an astonishing spell of fine weather in the last week, not only sunny, but for the most part, flat calm. 655 more words

Weather

The harvest

Today is the last day of a three-day weekend here in New Zealand. We have had magnificent weather – sunny and calm, chilly but not too cool. 187 more words

Things I Like

Te Apiti

A gorge. A channel between two mountains.
One hill divided into two. Split asunder.
A rift. A river carved out of the rock by a taniwha. 74 more words

Poetry

Wairarapa Highlights

It has become our practice to finish each trip record with a listing of highlights. So here goes:

  • Riding around the vineyards for wine-tasting at the local cellar doors on a beautiful sunny day …
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Another Lord of the Rings film location: Putangirua Pinnacles

The top 3 Lord of the Rings film locations I wouldn’t want to miss in New Zealand would be: 1) The Hobbitoncheck!, 2) Putangirua Pinnacles (The Paths of the Dead) – … 210 more words

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