Sunday walks: Waikanae River and Lagoon

Armed with pram and camera, the Waikanae estuary has now been explored. And it’s time for a nice sit-down and pot of tea and a chance to tell you just how pleasant it is… The morning was glorious; warm, blue skies, with chores completed early. The LovePlantLife Expeditionary Forces ventured forth for a nice stroll […]

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Red and yellow pohutukawa

Another Glorious Red New Zealand Summer

You can tell that summer and the festive season are here. It’s difficult to miss with the tell-tale red lights of the pohutukawa (Metrosideros excelsa) signalling the way. The pohutukawa is also known as the New Zealand Christmas Tree because of the beautiful crimson display that flares at the end of November and right through […]