Otago Harbour

Otago’s Aramoana Ecological Area – The Spit and Pilot’s Houses

Sea Lion Aramoana

A few months ago I was privileged to be appointed to the Otago Conservation Board. Such appointments are made by the Minister of Conservation. The first duty of a member is to work to achieve the statutory interests of the board. Members are not representatives for any cause or organisation. Board meetings are public, and…

Dunedin to the east of Wanaka, and Haast to the west

In the last few weeks I’ve been fortunate to visit both the east and west coasts of the South Island – so coast-to-coast. This was originally a green broadleaf growing on the banks of the Ellery River in South Westland… And on the other side of the island, we have the lighthouse at Tairoa Heads…