Monthly Archives: February 2016

Nelson Creek—North of Greymouth turn off SH 7 at Ngahere

The Nelson Creek Recreation Reserve welcomes visitors.

There is plenty to do at the Nelson Creek Recreation Reserve: camping, picnicking, swimming in the river that runs by the camping area, gold fossicking, walking and exploring. The reserve even has flush toilets. The steep bank along the drive … Continue reading

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Garden Round-up February 2016

Welcome to our garden.

This post is a combination of inside the veggie compound and around Arnold Acres. The hydrangeas are always beautiful in summer here. The fence is 10 m x 12 m (120 square meters inside, about 1290 square feet). The fence … Continue reading

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Farewell Spit Tour

Famous arch in the rock at Cape Farewell.

Exactly a year ago today, Cliff and I went on a tour of Farewell Spit with Clare’s sister, Terri. This is at Cape Farewell, the northernmost point of the South Island. The Puponga area has been farmed since the 1880s. It … Continue reading

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