Sun rising over the sea on wainui beach gisborne - the first land in the world to see the sun rise

seven things to do in gisborne, nz

+++ so where’s gisborne? gisborne is on the east coast of new zealand’s north island. it’s the southern gateway to the east cape and the first place land was spotted by captain cook on the endeavour. cook named this place poverty bay after landing in 1769 and having a bit of a run in with […]

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SH72 New Zealand (c) Leonie Wise

the road taken :: south island haerenga vol. 1

vol. 1 :: christchurch to woodpecker hut we’re awake early and ready to go well before the taxi turns up. we’re headed for the airport for a roadtrip around the south island’s west coast. we’ve got eight days, a vague itinerary and i’m feeling the thrill of being out of cellphone range for most of […]

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dear ___

dear instagram modern magazine article influence app’er. i read your latest piece in the __________ and felt compelled to write a letter to your editor. whilst your photos are pretty and your words have a lyrical and poetic cadence to them, you are romanticising places that are groaning under the weight of the international instabookapp […]

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