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Kiwis Exploring Their Own Backyard

Kiwis Exploring Their Own Backyard

Egypt, Brazil, Croatia – having travelled to more than 70 countries, including some of the world’s most exotic destinations, what do a couple of New Zealand’s best-known travel bloggers get up to when it comes to exploring their own backyard? As it turns out, quite a lot!

From the Vines to the Hills

From the Vines to the Hills

It wasn’t just the stony, free-draining soils that persuaded Kirk Bray and Alison Schroeder to establish a vineyard on an eight-hectare block of elevated land in Waipara. They also fell in love with the panoramic views of Mount Grey and the Three Deans Range. It is an experience they are now sharing with others through their latest venture – a wine pod beside the vines.

Hot Spot for Hector’s

Hot Spot for Hector’s

The waters around Banks Peninsula remain home to the largest population of one of the world’s rarest and smallest marine dolphins, the Hector’s dolphin.

A Social Licence to Operate

A Social Licence to Operate

Passionate about empowering businesses to understand their social footprint, Social Licence Consultant Penny Clark-Hall inspires us to think about what can be done when it comes to Social Licence in rural communities.

A Specialised Trade

A Specialised Trade

Graham Weaver has forged a unique career and way of life 
as one of New Zealand’s best blade shearers.