Another post in the occasional series where we enjoy eating out at nice places! Being in Auckland this weekend to … More
For this week’s Worldless Wednesday, we travel back to our long weekend trip down to Queenstown and our Sunday drive … More
For this week’s (semi) Wordless Wednesday we journey back to the South Island, to Cardrona and the famous Cardrona Hotel, … More
Close by the centre of Arrowtown lies a very different heritage site, the Arrowtown Chinese settlement. It is one of at least ten Chinese settlements that grew up around the gold mining towns in Otago during the late the nineteenth century.
A short drive from Queenstown, lies Arrowtown, an historic town sitting on the Arrow River.
For this week’s small pleasures post, I’m going to take you with me to Queenstown, where we have been for a long weekend break.
If we were having coffee…or even a cup of tea… we would talk about how one of life’s pleasures is … More
If we were having coffee…or even a cup of tea…we would talk about Friday morning’s offshore earthquakes – a 7.1 at East Cape which was felt across the country (and which woke me up), and a 7.4 and 8.1 in the Kermadec Islands.
On Saturday night, the government announced that all of New Zealand, except Auckland, is going back up to Covid-alert Level 2. Auckland is now at Level 3, after more community outbreaks in the south of the city.
Summer continues, with more sunny days, blue skies…and the odd bits of rain, which is of course great for the … More