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Christmas Ride: Rimutaka Incline

The Rimutaka Incline, part of the Rimutaka Rail Trail, is something of a rite of passage for recreational cyclists in the Wellington region.

The trail follows the same route as the original train tracks and the area has a lot of historic information provided on noticeboards along the way. 510 more words


REYLING, Kathleen [Kath] Ruby

Kathleen Ruby Reyling

Kathleen Ruby Reyling

Born 1892 ; Died 30/11/1918 ; Buried 2/12/1918 ; Age 35.
School teacher.

“The many friends of Miss Kathleen Reyling will regret to learn that she passed away at the Normal School Hospital on Saturday last. 196 more words


Interview with Neil Dawson

I was thrilled to secure an interview with Neil Dawson, internationally acclaimed sculptor and visual artist, when he came to launch his latest project to the local community earlier this month.   80 more words


What’s in the glass tonight November 17th – Chardonnay

Julicher Chardonnay Wairarapa 2012

Every year Medical Assurance, L’s insurer, hosts a family Christmas movie night for members and their families at the Embassy Theatre in Wellington. 85 more words

Episode 2 - New Beginnings

John Bushnell and his family recently relocated and renovated the old Pahiatua Convent, transforming it into a beautiful home.  When the works were completed, John and his partner opened the doors of the old convent to its former community.   17 more words


The Secret Life of Lambs

Part of our daily routine at our host family in Wairarapa was feeding two baby lambs, Millie and Elvis, four times a day. Millie and Elvis both were abandoned by their mothers not long before we arrived, so Jon and Georgie took them home to be pets. 1,051 more words

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November 16, 2016 ... the earth moved and then it rained

It was an ordinary week, to begin with. I went about my business, muttering about the sustained bad weather and looking for things to photograph in such circumstances. 685 more words