Here’s a region where hectares of fertile river valleys and plains are matched with just the right climate for New Zealand’s world famous cool climate wine varietals to thrive. Yes, it’s Marlborough, the exalted home of sauvignon blanc…Read More
A coastal and windy drive around the edge of Queen Charlotte Sounds, from Nelson towards Picton, at the top of New Zealand’s South Island, leads to the pretty little town of Havelock.
This is Havelock in the south, not Havelock North. It’s the green shell mussel capital of the world, and gateway to the Pelorus and Kenepuru Sounds. Time for a stop, and a taste of that delicious seafood.Read More
It was quiet Sunday morning. Many were probably still sleeping. But for the early riser faced with an excellent gift, a bag of unshelled macadamias, a challenge awaited. Many different and failed attempts later, out came the hammer. It worked a treat.Read More