Monthly Archives: November 2011

Goldsborough, near Hokitika

Goldsborough area

November had five Wednesdays so our walking group was treated to a bonus walk. This week it was in Goldsborough, an historic goldmining area with camping grounds and creeks to try your luck panning for gold. We started at the … Continue reading

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November 2011 Arnold River Flood

The rain started on Sunday afternoon. It was hard but we are used to plenty of rain. We went into Greymouth to see a movie at 5.30 and when it was over at 9.30 it was raining even harder. The … Continue reading

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Pea Straw Excursion

Because our ground is about 60 per cent clay and 40 per cent river stones it sorely needs the addition of organic material to enrich and loosen it up. Pea straw is excellent for this but peas grow in a … Continue reading

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