VIDEO: Rere Falls Natural Rock Water Slide

April 28th, 2010 in Articles by Paul 0

Rere Falls is a naturally formed rock water slide located about 50 min. from Gisborne.  The Wharekopae river flows down a rock face and into a nice swimming hole at the bottom.  You can use tubes, boogie boards or anything else you can get your hands on to slide down.  If you’re feeling brave you […]


VIDEO: Fire blazes near Kerikeri vineyard!

March 20th, 2010 in Articles by Paul 2

We began to smell smoke around lunchtime while we were going about our daily work on the vineyard. It seemed strange for someone to be burning brush on such a windy day, but we didn’t think much of it at the time. In fact, it almost had that comforting camp fire smell. We had no […]


VIDEO: Stony Batter – Waiheke Island

March 17th, 2010 in Articles by Paul 1

Stony Batter on Waiheke Island, New Zealand, is an old WWII gun emplacement designed to defend Auckland from the Japanese.  The site contains a maze of underground tunnels that linked the gun turrets on the surrounding hills.  While the tunnels themselves aren’t overly exciting, history and WWII buffs will find it interesting, and children will […]


VIDEO: Rangitoto Island

February 8th, 2010 in Articles by Paul 13

Follow Paul and Christina as they visit Rangitoto Island off the coast of Auckland, New Zealand.  The first of a series of short travel videos about New Zealand by two 30 somethings who quit their jobs to follow their dreams.  Yes I know my voice over isn’t the best, I’m working on it!  This was […]