Interview with Haami Te Whaiti

It was a privilege to be guided through Aratoi’s latest major exhibition, Te Marae o Rongotaketake – Redressing our Kahungunu History, by Haami Te Whaiti, Aratoi’s Māori Curator and the concept developer for the exhibition.  This is a stunning exhibition, guiding the visitor through the environmental, cultural, historical and political landscape of Ngati Kahungunu with over 200 historical … More Interview with Haami Te Whaiti

A slice of paradise – Okuti Garden feature

This summer we visited our friends, James and Jane Mullins, two beautiful people who own and manage the glorious Okuti Garden down in Little River, Banks Peninsula, South Island. Okuti Garden is an eco-homestay, where the emphasis is on creating “lovely spaces for creating and playing, and to provide clean, comfortable, affordable accommodation”  James and … More A slice of paradise – Okuti Garden feature