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Exhibiting Ourselves

Saturday, May 9th, 2015

At the dawn of the 20th century, a pubescent British colony named New Zealand was struggling to establish a global identity, even perhaps a national one. That’s when someone had the idea of staging a… (read more)

The War In Colour

Thursday, May 7th, 2015

  Kiwi film director Sir Peter Jackson has unveiled his latest project, a multi-media WWI exhibition which opened in Wellington last month to mark the centenary of the Gallipoli landings.   As the exhibition’s creative… (read more)

Ruin With A View – Tokomaru Bay

Thursday, April 30th, 2015

Ghost towns are always cool.  I found these great photos by Len Chapman whilst doing a bit of internet beachcombing, and had to look the place up.  As usual, click on photos to enlarge.  … (read more)

Heart of Gold

Monday, April 27th, 2015

Travelling south of Auckland on State Highway 2, you are bound to pass through the modest, utilitarian town of Waihi.  Most do.  It’s less than two hours from the big smoke on the way to… (read more)

FIFA Fever

Tuesday, April 21st, 2015

Football fever (and let’s make it clear that I’m referring to soccer) is a disease less widespread in New Zealand than many other parts of the world.  We always have identified ourselves as a rugby… (read more)

A Phantasmagorical Guest

Saturday, March 21st, 2015

   Warbirds and Wheels is a very special museum located in the grounds of Wanaka airport. The collection features half a dozen vintage fighter planes, as well as many classic cars and motorbikes, but all… (read more)

Rediscovering Port Chalmers

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015

   Once upon a time Port Chalmers was the third largest port in Australasia, and the birthplace of New Zealand’s modern export trade. Bypassed for nearly a century, it has benefited from (or suffered from,… (read more)

The Miller’s Tale

Friday, February 13th, 2015

The Langham is one of Auckland’s new breed of 5-star hotels. Its placement high on the Karangahape Ridge affords views across the central city and out to the Waitemata Harbour, as well as inland to… (read more)

Queenstown – A Compendium

Monday, January 26th, 2015

“Adventure Capital of the World”, the brochures are prone to gush, and for once this is not be the hollow claim of some bean-counting business association. Queenstown truly is packed with hundreds of thrills for… (read more)

Napier’s Deco Rated Internationally

Thursday, January 15th, 2015

February 18 – 22 will mark the 26th annual Tremain Art Deco Weekend held in Napier, on the North Island’s sunny east coast.  ‘Weekend’ has become a misnomer – what was once a two day… (read more)

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