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2016 Road & Cross Country Season

The harrier season is just about over now with just one race to go: the NZ National Road Relays. It’s been a challenging season, thanks to the combination of being in the last year of my age group and still working my way back to full speed after the injury. 2,734 more words

Cross Country


Last night, my son Justin participated as part of the choir for the Music and Wearable arts performance at Artsplash 2016, at the Michael Fowler centre in Wellington. 652 more words

New Zealand

Rā 241, Rātapu 28 o Here-turi-kōkā

On the road to Wellington today to go and watch Aonghas play hockey at tournament week.  A beautiful day to travel. Stunning views as we drove along Lake Taupō, along the desert road and down through the Wairarapa.

Putangirua Pinnacles & Cape Palliser

Little miss and I took up the opportunity to spend Queens Birthday weekend at Te Kopi cottage, which is on the road out to Cape Palliser. 742 more words

New Zealand

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