• Waiwhapuku Bay, at Moturua Island

Cruising Captain Cook’s Bay of Islands

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  • ‘Big Rock’ stands like a sentinel at the northern end of Brighton beach and provided inspiration for the poet James K Baxter who was a son of Brighton. At first Big Rock was ‘conquered’ by a road up and over, but an opening was blasted through to provide a proper road — it was called ‘Prospect Gap’

Brighton Daze

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  • 4th green at Oreti Sands

Southland Golf

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  • Whale’s Tale Photo Whale Watch Kaikoura

Kaikoura – Whales and Walks

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  • John Leslie, middle row far right and James Leslie, middle row far left – photo Whangaroa County Museum and Archives

Passchendaele – A Long Way to Go to Die

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  • To take in the view from Èze’s highest peak you have to be brave; being an expert in the study of cacti will help you enjoy it too

A Holiday Sans Rugby in France

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  • Rotorua’s most famous building – no longer in use

The Art and Soul of Rotorua

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  • Toromiro Station on the Kanakanaia Road

Toromiro Gisborne – Shear Hard Work

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  • The views towards the Arthur Range are outstanding and breathtaking. 
Photo - Chocolate Dog Studio

A Great Ride – A Tempting Treat

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  • The 10km (return trip) Greytown-Woodside Trail is a dual purpose track that follows the route of the Greytown-Woodside branch rail line which closed in 1953

Cycle Trails – Have two wheels, Will Travel

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  • New arrival at the Thames Butterfly Garden, Honey the lorikeet. Other exotic finches there include Red Faced Parrotfinches, Firefinches, Orange-breasted Waxbills and Gouldians

A Butterfly Treasure

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  • The finished product

Awanui Ka Pai Mana Kai

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  • The massive suspension bridges on this trail were both stunning and daunting

A Great Ride – A Rekindled Treasure

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  • The river runs through steep mountains clothed in native bush

Ghosts of the Mystic River

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  • A large crowd assembled, with visitors from around the world, colleagues, friends, family and locals all looked on

Te Kuiti Salutes local Colin Meads

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  • Riverside Golf Club, player Chris Charlton

They Love their Golf in Waikato

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  • Iconic Buzzy Bee at the entrance to Bay of Islands Honey Shop

Beyond Breakfast

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  • Greytown Town Centre – this is the third building over the years used as the town centre. This one was extensively refurbished in the mid-2000s and is well utilised by the community today

Gracious Greytown

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  • Captain James Cook visited the Ngāti Hei pā at Wharekaho Beach

One of Those Special Places

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