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We discover a delightful, luxurious location for a romantic overnight stay - in STAVELEY! Who ever imagined that a shearer's hut could be so romantic – or so indulgent, for that matter?? It's a thought that occurs to me as...
by Pam Williams When leaving New Zealand our goal was to have no plans except fly into Rome and eventually head to Amalfi.  As for Matera…we did know about this place but never thought of heading in that direction. But...
A couple of months back Randy & I did something I’d been planning for months – we took a trip to Invercargill, just to visit Bill Richardson Transport World. In 1967 a young Bill Richardson had an urge to find...
  Sometimes, it’s right under our noses, where the real gems lie – and that’s certainly the case with Hotel Ashburton. If you haven’t visited lately, it’s time you did! Whether you’re popping in for lunch, brunch, dinner, a wine or...
It’s rollin’ into ice cream season and The Rollin’ Pedaler has arrived right on time! “Life is like an ice cream, enjoy it before it melts!” You may have been lucky enough to have already spotted the quirky, traditional ice cream...
The sweet tastes of summer.. Easy No-Churn Ice Cream Really good, creamy ice cream can be time consuming to make but you can avoid all of that and still get your licks in. Best of all, it only takes three...
You just can’t beat the classics, and no car fits the title better than the ’57 Chevy – it’s an auto icon. I’m excited to take a ride in one of the nicest looking ’57 Chevy’s around! When Brad was...
  For many people, Vietnam seems to fall into the LOVE IT or the HATE IT category. For us, it wasn’t love at first sight, but it crept up on us and captured our hearts. words & images: Loretta Ellis Landing in...
In August this year, Rachel McKeich and two friends took a short, three-night wine cruise aboard the Pacific Jewel, departing the port of Auckland and returning three days later.  All three were excited to be travelling together, enjoying a...

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The opening of David Elliot’s Snark: A Victorian Odyssey was a celebration of everything Victorian! From the Boots drawings to the artifacts on loan by Otago Museum this exhibition will delight young and old. See more of who's been out...

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