Category Archives: Events
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
…like the pohutukawa blossom.
My alma mater, Westlake Boys High School in Auckland, roped me into speaking at the 2015 Graduation Dinner the other day. 550 or so folks (about the total roll of the school when I was there – it’s now 2400…) … Continue reading
100 year old radiata pine, as ugly as sin, about 30 metres tall and weighing in at around 20 tonnes. Ricky, Rhett and Patrick got a steel hawser around it at about 10 metres up, hitched it to a dead … Continue reading
The Honda CRV – mostly silver – is the vehicle of choice around here. The ideal bank holdup getaway vehicle. Call the police to report it and they’ll say “Ta very much. We’ll file it as ‘unsolved’” This lot appears … Continue reading
Nelson hosted the 2015 New Zealand Pipe Band Championships last week, with entrants from all over New Zealand and some even venturing across the Tasman from Australia. These weren’t the winners (Christchurch Caldonian came top, for whom our friend Cameron … Continue reading