Category Archives: Country
The Eastern is close to being my favourite band (that would be Little Feat, btw) and when they come to Nelson, nothing will keep me away. Last week, they did a charity gig for the Mapua Community Hall. Crap acoustics, … Continue reading
The Ruby Bay bypass which rips its way through through the gorse and pines between Mapua and the coastal road to Motueka took heaps of traffic away from the Ruby Bay coastal route, stretching from Mapua to Kina Good for … Continue reading
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
Meet new neighbour Rusty. One of Al’s litter of 12. Rhett thought he looked pretty good. So do I
That’s more Indie 500 than Le Mans, but there they wave the flag, the drivers (used to) run across the track, jump into their cars, crank them up and head off for a 24 hour jaunt around the track.. At … Continue reading
This is there – Mapua wharf – from here – our place And this here – our place, tucked away in the trees on the right – from there – Mapua wharf
…Tony. A fine example awaiting restauration in Patrick’s ferrous sequestration zone on the estuary shores.