Monthly Archives: September 2009

A solution to the W(h)anganui woes

Why  change Wanganui’s spelling to Whanganui? Surely not because whanganui means ‘large harbour’? Where’s the large harbour? Looks like a wide upside-down river to me. Let’s steer clear of both warring factions and, in the interests of accuracy, go for … Continue reading

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Spring has sprung

During spring our property in Martinborough is an exciting place to return to each weekend. Everything, including daffodils, is busting out all over. It’s quite a contrast to our place in Ngaio, Wellington, where most of the vegetation is New … Continue reading

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