Day Thirty Six: Pukaha Mt. Bruce and Martinborough

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After a nice breakfast in Wellington at the Old Bailey… …we got our show on the road and drove up to Pukaha Mt. Bruce Bird Reserve. I was there on Day Twelve so if you’re new to the blog you …

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Day Thirteen: Solstice at Stonehenge Aotearoa

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I’ll keep this post very short. Happy Solstice to you all, no matter if it’s the Summer Solstice that is being celebrated here in New Zealand or the Winter Solstice that is being celebrated back home!!  We spent the late …

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Day Twelve: Pukaha Mt. Bruce

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We left Wellington in the morning and drove to Pukaha Mt. Bruce National Wildlife Centre. Unlike the reserve we’d gone to in Wellington, this one is not surrounded by a huge predator-resistant fence. We arrived just a bit ahead of …

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Day Ten, part 2: Zealandia!

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There is a night tour that can be booked for Zealandia, Wellington’s nature reserve. It starts at 8:30 p.m. and goes for 2.5 hours. Our group size was very small, about a dozen people plus two guides. They start with …

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