Tarakohe cement works
The Tarakohe cement works in Golden Bay shut down shortly after we arrived in Nelson, back in 1988. Now it is gradually morphing into the landscape, a fascinating process. Here is the main structure:
A day in Golden Bay
It seems ages ago now, but a couple of days before the big Christchurch earthquake we had my sister-in-law to stay. Here are a few snapshots of a day we spent over in Golden Bay. Well, half a day really. We got there in time for lunch, so asked for a recommendation from some locals at the farmers market which was running at the time. They suggested a recent arrival called “Takaka Infusion“. It was a good choice. Great selection of fancy tea (not for me) and various breads etc. Including a proper rye sourdough.
Vehicles endemic to Westhaven
Westhaven Inlet is such a remote region that the vehicle population appears to have evolved its own special characteristics. Here’s an example: