Ara Te Kereru

I’ve been at the Ara Te Kereru Orchard since 3 November. Nearly one month! I’d never planned on staying this long but the private bedroom and real food was enticing enough. The deal is five hours of work for accommodation and food, but here’s the best part – I have my own bedroom situated on … More Ara Te Kereru

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All Things Organic

I spent the first ten days of September in Tairua on the east coast of the Coromandel. A week prior to coming I spoke with Gina, owner of All Things Organic, about training on Thursday in preparation of the weekend. The shop, cozy and scented like tea tree oil and patchouli was empty. The woman … More All Things Organic

Rick and Lindy

The morning is mucky with the overnight showers and the sun is yawning over the hills to the east. I wake up, chilly in the trailer with only the blankets and my beloved wool blanket for insulation. Every other day the morning routine differs only by the breakfast menu and when Susie, the Jersey cow, … More Rick and Lindy