Tag Archives: Awarua bay

Mountain bike trail riding and a surprise trophy!

I’m pleased to say a slice of summer returned to us this week, meaning my 5 minutes out in the park could continue, Mark’s summer series orienteering is in the dry and we could get the new¬†mountain bikes out! It’s … Continue reading

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Christmas beach BBQ: summer is here!

Christmas number 2 in New Zealand, and Christmas no 2 without Mum. The latter never gets any easier. On the run up to Christmas Day it was really hot and sunny. Invercargill has been looking amazing lately,Queens Park ALWAYS looks … Continue reading

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7 days of comedy, swimming & 1st Aid

This week marked another first: a sea swim in the local bay, SOLO! I was a wee bit apprehensive but it was actually really lovely! And free! But seems odd that I just rock up – I’m used to arranged … Continue reading

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Lake Mavora and local rare bits!

This is my last week with some free time, so I decided to make the most of it, use my time well, and visit local places that I haven’t yet been to. We also decided to go on a camping … Continue reading

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