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20/2/2012 I got the 8.30am ferry from Wellington to Picton and it was really busy. I was going back to a favourite spot – Nelson. It’s one of my favourite cities in New Zealand. I know I keep saying that I have favourite spots but there are four main ones: Kaikoura, Paihia, Wellington and Nelson…. Read more »

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30/1/2012 The last few times I was in Kaikoura I did the Whalewatch and the Maori Tour and this time around, I just wanted to do a few short walks. Kaikoura is stunningly beautiful, with the rare opportunity of both mountains and sea coming together to create fantastic dusk and daytime scenery. On my way… Read more »

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29/1/2012 I was heading to Kaikoura for two days on my way north and even though the weather wasn’t great when I arrived, it was glorious the day after. It’s one of my favourite spots in New Zealand and I’ll always have a soft spot for it. Lesley drove me to the bus stop at… Read more »

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20/9/2009 After spending 5 days in Kaikoura, I decided to backtrack a little bit and head to Lake Tekapo. It meant going back through Christchurch and on out to the southwest, towards the mountains. I had been to an Observatory in Christchurch and seen a cluster of stars through a small telescope there, called the… Read more »