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Golden Bay

My home, my TÅ«rangawaewae. Visit Milnthorpe park, crafted by Dick Nicholl’s slasher. Wander down the beach to Collingwood. Have a swim in the Parapara river, a feed of oysters from the estuary, and climb Parapara Peak, my mountain. Milnthorpe is the best spot in Golden Bay!


The Wild West


Aorere Valley


Takaka Valley

Cobb Lake – Barron Flat
38km of single lane road takes you to the Cobb Dam. Plenty of tramping to do in here, and hard-core mountainbiking. Read the “Exiles of Asbestos Cottage” to get an idea of how the old timers really lived.


Comment from Claire
Time: February 13, 2009, 9:19 pm

Just want to say that my list of places to go, only has grown by reading your website and adventures in wonderful places.
You have done and seen a lot and nice to read your stories!

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