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Sunflowers and other Crops at Eyebright

Many of you will remember three years ago when our front paddock was full of sunflowers and we had a hugely popular sunflower festival.  Why hasn’t Peter planted the paddock in sunflowers again?  You ask.  Well sunflowers are a crop that you most definitely do not plant year after year...

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Vicki Cowling, Local Artist

. I first met Vicki when she brought her art to Eyebright.  Vicki is an accomplished painter who’s turned her attention to corrugated iron.   Previous Vicki’s work sold at the Arts Centre in Christchurch.   I met Andy, her husband, when helping him with set up of last summer’s  Mapua Art...

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Paradise Packed: Kaiteriteri Beach Motor Camp

What is the most densely populated part of New Zealand?  Almost certainly Kaiteriteri camp ground in January.  It is approximately 3.5 hectares (just under nine acres)  and when everyone settles down in the evening it’s home to 2500.  That’s fourteen square metres per person .   Sounds like teeming masses doesn’t...

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