Category Archives for "New Zealand"

Oct 29

Discover Petone, New Zealand

| New Zealand

Reading time: 10 Minutes Since selling our house in August we have been housesitting in the Wellington region.  In between house sits we have been staying in Petone, Lower Hutt. We recently had two weeks in Petone and love it. Petone is a lovely seaside suburb bordered by a beach that can be wild and […]

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May 19

Visiting the Hawkes Bay, New Zealand

| Hawkes Bay

Hawkes Bay, New Zealand is a great place to visit.  We recently escaped for a week to the Hawkes Bay for some time out.  We had the best time.  Hawkes Bay wineries are world class, it has some of the best New Zealand Food and has great weather.  Napier in the Hawkes Bay is also […]

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May 03

A Beginner’s Guide to Wellington New Zealand

| New Zealand

Wellington New Zealand, has been called the ‘Coolest Little Capital in the World’.  I am not going to argue with that.  Wellington is a small city nestled on a beautiful harbor, surrounded by a lovely accessible green belt and a ‘couple’ of hills.  The upside of those hills – the view.  This is our Beginner’s […]

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Jun 14

Time out

| Christchurch

We are away for the second weekend in three weeks. Very lovely, and it occured by accident. We will soldier on though. We have spent this weekend in Hanmer Springs. We have done a day trip here when I was working in Christchurch, so were familiar with the place.  This time, we booked a cottage […]

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