Last weekend was spent with friends, in the beautiful countryside of the Wairarapa, at our Martinborough home. The weekend was full of special moments in the sun, made all the better for having good friends to share it with. Our three daughters each had a friend, their age, to buddy up with – which made for incredibly […]
Wellington to Martinborough, in the Wairarapa, is a one and a half hour drive, skirting the beautiful Wellington harbour, continuing along the highway, through Lower and Upper Hutt, before reaching the beautiful area of Kaitoke Regional Park and then ascending the Rimutaka Hill on State Highway 2. There are a couple of beautiful places to […]
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It’s been a wonderful few weeks of holidaying in the countryside of the Wairarapa, enjoying the build up to Christmas, and our daughter Sophie’s Boxing Day Birthday, catching up with friends and enjoying the long light evening’s of summer. Our oldest daughter finished school for the year at the beginning of December and we’re loving […]
The vineyard of Te Kairanga Wines swung to the music, celebrating the fruits of the rich soil, on Wellington Anniversary Weekend for ‘TK Day’ 2012. We arrived to the soothing sound of a voice reminiscent of Frank Sinatra and sat back to enjoy the crisp, dry tones of a 2009 Rose. Sophie was transformed into […]
I enjoyed a weekend away in the countryside and went to my first “Toast Martinborough” wine festival.