Blog posts from July 2007

  •  Otira, Arthur'a Pass, West Coast  © Tourism West Coast

    Motorcycling in the South Island

    By Karen Goa
    Sunday, 29 July 2007

    ‘Go Bullet go,’ I mutter into my helmet. Perched behind my rider husband I’m doing everything I can think of, short of pedalling, to get us and the motorbike up this steepest stretch of Arthur’s Pass.

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  •  Annette Knowler, Master Storyteller, conducts Twilight Tales Tours around Oamaru's historic precinct.  © Amelia Norman

    The Twilight Tales of Oamaru

    By Amelia Norman
    Monday, 2 July 2007

    In the concrete darkness of Smith’s Grain Store three candles flicker. The shadow of Annette Knowler’s tiny frame morphs into a wavering monster as she passes them.

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