sanctuary

today we went to the karori wildlife sanctuary. in the truly amazing category it is a 252 hectare (623 acre) predator free native forest and wildlife sanctuary only 2 km from the wellington city centre. started in 1992 as just…

a day at the races

today we went to the wellington cup carnival – a week long series of events centered loosely around the sport of kings. the race course is at trentham, about 30k (~20 miles) north of the city. as with most events…

a kiwi hero is gone

sir edmund hillary passed away last friday. i haven’t been here long enough to fully appreciate how much he meant to new zealanders but it is clear that he meant a lot to a lot of people bridging many cultures.…