Farewell then


Queen of the Top of the South

Home of dramatic skies


Even without 120 sodding millilitres in a day….

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End of the Golden Weather

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Jetty at Riwaka Harbour

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If only dogs could read….

On the westerly bit of Kina Beach.

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Stating the obvious?


You might think so, but the sign addresses the idiots who’d think nothing of slinging a line into the Salt Water pool (in the immediate foreground) at Port Motueka.

Otherwise, it’s a pretty long cast….

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The coffee at the Java Hut in Mapua..

…is… OARsome

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The Pie

Ginger Dynamite in Riwaka is a cafe in 2 ex-20′ shipping containers just of the Great Taste cycle trail.

One container is a retro-styled lounge.

(Outside dining is on upturned apple boxes with stacks of pallets for seating)

The other container delivers Sublime coffee, sweet treats and pies with a smile.

Especially pies…

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