Blog posts from September 2010

  •  © Amelia Norman

    Culture North Night Show

    By Amelia Norman
    Wednesday, 29 September 2010

    For a place of enormous national significance, the Waitangi Treaty Grounds are surprisingly unassuming. As I arrive early evening, the clear navy blue sky is ever-deepening behind brilliant red, out-stretched pohutukawa branches.

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  •  The historic settlement of Russell in the Bay of Islands, New Zealand.  © Amelia Norman

    A Cruise through History

    By Amelia Norman
    Thursday, 16 September 2010

    The Bay of Islands has an air of impossibility about it. Here in Paihia, the late afternoon is impossibly tranquil, the sky impossibly blue and the Pacific Ocean, gently bobbing with the tide, is impossibly sparkling.

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