Category Archives: Building

Hoult House

Back in 2014, the Nelson Mail wrote : The “haunted” Hoult house stands – well, up to a point – in a paddock alongside State Highway 6 at Wai-iti. The original Hoult, Joseph, arrived in Nelson on the Prince of … Continue reading

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Found objects

The site of our cottage on the estuary shows signs of previous human habitation. There was a significant patch of oregano in the middle of (what went for) lawn and stuff like this (a very small subset…) lies just below … Continue reading

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This is supposedly legal….

You can overhang the vehicle by 4 metres (measured from the axle) from and back. This more than worried me….

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The thrilling conclusion… Part 4

The End.

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The story continues… Part 3

Part 4 – the thrilling conclusion – tomorrow….

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The story continues… Part 2

Part 3 tomorrow

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Caught out!

This is a charming yarn, written by the (then and still delightful) 14 year old @IsobelEwing, now a journalist with the Taranaki Daily News witeh 3 News in Wellington – you read it here first…) and contributor to The Wireless, … Continue reading

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