Jan 122011
Week 2-3 : Golden Bay

Tweet Aaah Golden Bay.  If you read the Week 1 post, you’d know we were escaping the rain around Malborough Sounds.  We decided to head West to escape it.  But we didn’t.  We’ve hardly been online thus the lack of updates, and in some ways that’s been great. Spending around 10 days in the Golden [read more…]

Dec 012010

Tweet Today marks the day that the Rugby World Cup Tickets go on sale on general release.  Phase 1 and 2 of the ticket sales are now closed, and this is your big chance (and probably last chance) to purchase remaining tickets for the Rugby World Cup 2011 in New Zealand. The games are spread [read more…]

Nov 232010

Tweet Five out of 14 passengers have been taken to hospital with minor injuries after the Shotover Jet crashed yesterday at 3.10pm (22nd November 2010). It is believed an American tourist suffered whiplash whilst the others were locals.  Operations have been suspended until the accident has been investigated. Here are a couple of videos from [read more…]

Nov 012010
Wellington “Best Little Capital in the World” : Lonely Planet Best in Travel 2011

Tweet Lonely Planet has named Wellington 4th in the top ten cities of the world to visit in 2011.  According to Lonely Planet : With its quaint wooden houses tumbling down a ring of hills to the city centre, clustered on reclaimed land around the glittering harbour, in ‘100% Pure New Zealand’, the country’s most [read more…]