Category Archives: Kaikoura

July 6, 2015 … regardless of the weather

A deep depression hangs over Wellington. This has nothing to do with the weather. On Saturday night, our favourite sons, the Hurricanes, were trounced by Otago’s Highlanders in the final of the Super 15 Rugby competition. Our boys were odds … Continue reading

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October 31, 2014 … and fair as these green foreign hills may be*

Home is best. Of course I loved every moment of the visit to the South Island and the precious time with family. All five of our children were there to celebrate Andrew’s 40th birthday, and I like to think it … Continue reading

Posted in Birds, Canterbury, Cook Strait, flowers, Kaikoura, Lakes, Landscapes, Rivers | 1 Comment

April 27, 2014 … majestic seabirds

Saturday was the day for field trips. The one I chose was the albatross encounter at Kaikoura. We waited outside the convention centre in Blenheim from about 6:30 for a 6:45 departure. The moon and Venus were spectacular in the … Continue reading

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