North Island

Okura Bush Walkway

One of the enduring pictures of New Zealand’s clean and green image is of majestic trees, dappled sunlight and luxuriant ferns and it’s a little sad to me that many visitors, and some locals, don’t have the means (or inclination)… Read More ›

Ten Cent Tiffin

Ten cents won’t buy much in any currency these days but today it was the price of a gorgeous three-tiered tiffin, or afternoon tea, served in the splendidly elegant lounge of The Langham Auckland. The Langham is the home of… Read More ›