Every day is precious. Making the best of now is about living in the moment. One of the best ways is discovering new adventures right on our doorstep.
Bucket lists have...Read more
17 October 2017
Most of New Zealand's Great Walks are located in the South Island ... and there are plenty more hidden gems. We've put together a superb selection of multi day, day...Read more
10 September 2017
Sea and lake kayaking is one of the best ways to experience our nature and marine wonderland. We’ve picked four fabulous paddling locations around the South Island.
Abel Tasman National...Read more
05 August 2017
Cycling is a great way for active adventurers to see more of the South Island.
Three of the easier and more accessible cycling routes are shown here. You don’t need to be...Read more
26 July 2017
Nelson, where we are based, is the gateway to spectacular scenery and plenty of outdoor adventures nearby and further south.
Three of New Zealand's national parks are right on our doorstep...Read more
13 June 2017
Major life changes create wonderful opportunities for new beginnings and doing things differently.
Some transitions come unexpectedly – redundancy, a major health setback, the loss of a loved one or a...Read more
08 June 2017
An amazing turnout on a chilly winter’s day for the Pepin Island fundraiser.
The Hira Volunteer Rural Fire Service hosted the open day. They were delighted with the turnout - over...Read more
05 June 2017
This wilderness walk is full of surprises. Dancing clouds creating an ever changing seascape, native forests with lush foliage, friendly native birds, playful seals and panoramic coastal views.
The 70 km...Read more
12 April 2016
A change of scene is like a breath of fresh air.
We relocated to sunny Nelson and are delighted to be here.
Golden weather, beautiful scenery, sandy beaches, fresh produce, local vineyards, walking...Read more
16 March 2016
Take three double kayaks lined up side by side, each of us holding onto kayak(s) either side. Add one tent fly fixed to two paddles at one end and held firmly on the corners...Read more
11 January 2016