Tag Archives: Queenstown

Queenstown sunshine and rural games

So this week has been slightly better, after last week’s weather malfunction! We decided to trot Ben off up in the Queenstown direction, a tourist must do. As always, I needed my ‘wow’ earplugs. It does amuse me because we … Continue reading

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Team MARBEL united at last!

This week is ben’s first week in New Zealand. He is over to visit for 5 weeks, as a holiday, with a small matter called Challenge Wanaka in the middle. I am swimming the 3.8km, Ben is cycling the mid … Continue reading

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Wanaka weekend

This weekend we headed to Wanaka, it was planned to be an action packed sporting weekend, starting with the Big Ruby swim (3.8km open water) on Saturday, followed my M&M team entry to Sovereign triathlon Wanaka on Sunday.

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Labour weekend fun in Central Otago

This weekend was a public holiday weekend  (Labour day on Monday) so we made the most of the trip to Cromwell for my ‘Ultra’ regatta and made it into a weekend holiday. 

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A wedding and more sunshine in Southland

It’s been a busy few weeks, and almost holiday time, thank goodness! We have had ANOTHER UK friend whizz by, lots of sunshine (clearly summer has moved a few months!) 

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