As a keen New Zealand enthusiast, you can imagine I've woken up in some pretty incredible locations. Here's a list of 10 (in no particular order) which I have painstakingly picked as being the best so far. 1. Mt Roberts: Situated in the Nelson Lakes National Park only a few hours walk from the road… Continue reading The top 10 places I’ve woken up to in New Zealand …. so far ….
Just lately, in the latest edition of the New Zealand Geographic, there has been an article regarding the plight of the South Island Kōkako. I have spent the day reading it and researching more about this bird and I'm hooked. It makes sense to me to truely believe that this bird could still be out… Continue reading The Grey Ghost – South Island Kokako
I often have people asking which island is best, and which island to visit if they have to choose. As a kiwi, I strongly recommend you visit both if at all possible, even if you see less of one and more of the other. I am from the North Island and I currently live in… Continue reading Why you would be nuts to miss visiting the North Island!
I have just returned from a 4 day trip into the Cobb Valley, the third such trip since I have discovered the place!! This is a big thing coming from an adventurer with a hundred million places still on her list, visiting more than once generally means I have fallen just a little bit more… Continue reading Nelson’s best kept secret – The Cobb Valley
This is the question I get asked most often, so I thought the best way to open this blog was with a post that gets straight to core of what people want to know. Its a big question this one too and the honest answer is - it depends. On what? Well among other things… Continue reading I’m coming to New Zealand; Where do you recommend I go?