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A trip to Castlepoint

It was a perfect day on Sunday.  Far too gorgeous to waste indoors.  I decided it was time we did more exploring of our new environment! 238 more words

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New Zealand’s 24 Pinot Noir Appellations

New Zealand has six regions whose names (appellations) appear on pinot noir wine labels. This article proposes there are another eighteen sub-regions/appellations within the original six that could/should appear on the labels. 4,947 more words


Visiting ANZAC Memorial Bridge

With the 100 year commemoration of Gallipoli this year, my children have been intensely studying the ANZAC’s at school.

This gave rise to the discovery of ANZAC Memorial Bridge, just north of… 278 more words


Scott lost in icy wilderness

Wairarapa MP Alastair Scott was the talk of the town in Carterton last night, for all the wrong reasons.

His absence from a public meeting to discuss amalgamation of his region was stark. 82 more words


Scott fears facing the public

Alastair Scott is finding that it is tough being on the backbench; you have to cheer for Government ideas even when your voters hate it. 215 more words


BEER HISTORIES: The Anzacs from the brewery at Mangatainoka

On 25 April 2015, we will commemorate the centenary of the landings of New Zealand and Australian soldiers (the Anzacs) on the Gallipoli Peninsula in Turkey during the first world war. 461 more words