Photo essays

A Southern wonderland beckons

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

Mary Somervell

13 June 2017

North Island photo essay

Heading south of the Bombay Hills, Auckland's gateway, there are plenty of delights in store. Coromandel Peninsula The Coromandel Peninsula is a very popular summer holiday getaway for Kiwi families with golden...Read more

Mary Somervell

02 January 2016

Auckland and the Hauraki Gulf - a photo essay

Auckland is blessed with a sheltered coastline for water pursuits, easy access to island sanctuaries for native birds and endangered species, a diverse marine environment, and a wide variety of...Read more

Mary Somervell

03 August 2015