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Christmas in New Zealand

It’s always interesting hosting overseas guests and hearing their perspective on Christmas time.  Many find the change of climate (to Summer) an odd experience. A Kiwi Christmas can be celebrated in many ways; a picnic at the beach in the lovely hot summer weather, to the traditional Turkey, ham, and roast vegetables with the Christmas […]


Te Uru Contemporary Gallery

Te Uru Contemporary Gallery in Titirangi has finally opened. It is a short drive from here, however I took the opportunity to walk there – about a 45 minute walk but also accessible by bus. I recently had a guest stay here who was exhibiting in the Portage Ceramic Awards – Sara Scott of Marlborough. […]