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Christchurch Otautahi was shaken, not stirred by its quakes and New Zealand’s ‘Garden City’ earned itself a hipper nickname after the earthquake’s devastation and there were T-shirts proclaiming ‘Christchurch – The City Th...

The Classic Villa has five stars, is eco-friendly – and this beautiful bright pink villa has lived many lives! it’s also been awarded many awards. From the home of an early minister of religion through to an old-folks home: its’ current rei...

Coffee is apparently the most legally traded commodity in the world: The World Bank estimates there are some 500 million people who are involved with the coffee trade and I help support that trade! New Zealand, until about 1940, was largely a tea dri...

 . . .  during holidays such as Christmas, Halloween or an anniversary Each year we hear of the pressure’s families feel during December – stress from overspending, unrealistic expectations, and often, violence due to alcohol and other drug...

Posting these photos as I visited the area (near Whanganui ) a few days ago.  I’d not been here before. I was married by a minister of this, Māori, religion – it was supposed to be in my backyard but wet weather saw us crammed into my l...

Last weeks Monday morning walk  at the beach on Lyall Bay Wellington...

Join me on a wander through parts of the botanic gardens  – from native tree ferns to blossom to tulips – in New Zealand’s capital Wellington. Taken during my regular Monday morning walk 2 days ago  🙂      ...