Monthly Archives: September 2011

Waiuta

Waiuta Map

This week we went to the old gold mining town of Waiuta, between Greymouth and Reefton. Gold was discovered here in 1905. A township grew here, and flourished until the collapse of the mine in 1951. The owners, who were … Continue reading

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Perfect and Easy Poached Eggs

Poached eggs

Now that we have a ready supply of free range eggs we decided we needed to find a foolproof way to poach eggs perfectly every time. There are only a few important steps. The first is to use enough water … Continue reading

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Alborns Coal Mine walk

Map of walk

Today we went to The Alborns Coal Mine walk, near Reefton. After turning off SH 7 onto Soldiers Road, we traveled about 9km to the carpark. It was a fairly large group who turned up for the walk today. The … Continue reading

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Our new camera

Arnold River

Anyone who read our Cape Foulwind Walkway post will know that our old camera was busted. Since then we have purchased a new Canon PowerShot SX230HS. Amongst its many great features is a GPS function. This gives the ability to … Continue reading

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