Hanmer Springs 

We had to check out of our Riccarton accommodation . We met the couple checking in as they had arrived early from Melbourne.  They were here for a wedding.  The guy’s family had sold their holiday house in Inverloch quite a few years ago.  As he was a keen fisherman there was much discussion of …

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After acquiring a rental vehicle we took Jan’s advice and drove out to Akoroa. We took up her suggestions and stopped at the Little River cafe for lunch. Following this we drove to Le Bon’s bay, which was a small settlement in a sheltered bay where Jan and Marcus also have a property.  We then …

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