Tag Archives: Family

A fabulous conservation project

Like so many New Zealanders, I’m attached to our native birds and forests, and I love spending time in the bush if at all possible.  I have the real privilege of being able to stay on my parents’ conservation block … Continue reading

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Mataroa and my family

Mataroa is a tiny settlement just north of Taihape, about 5km off State Highway 1. I called in there today, just to have a look, because my grandfather grew up there in the last decade of the 19th century and … Continue reading

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