Kaikōura is a place i’ve only ever driven through on the way to somewhere else. And it really deserves more attention than that. The name Kaikōura means “to eat crayfish” in Maori (kai – eat/food, koura – crayfish) and this beautifully picturesque part of new zealand has both mountains and ocean as its backdrops. Stunning. […]
eating at fleur’s place and visiting these marvellously mysterious boulders are two of the reasons we love visiting moeraki.
a list of new zealand-based brands. volume one – botanicals
2020 has been a tough year. but one positive that has come from it has been remembering the power in supporting local businesses. we are shopping more thoughtfully now, doing what we can to keep the lights on for locals. i want to celebrate the makers and artisans, to support the writers and photographers, to help them continue to create such beautiful work.
last day before lockdown
+++ a few photos from a walk on the beach at lunchtime + a swim after work – the last day before new zealand goes into lockdown. stay safe, friends x
postcards from kapiti island
+++ in terms of places to spend a wedding anniversary, this one was pure magic. yesterday, after packing the car and saying goodbyes to mother, we drove south to paraparaumu where we went through a biosecurity check and hopped on the boat to kapiti island – a predator-free nature reserve. the island has a pretty […]