Our home is almost finished

{ Posted on Jun 11 2015 by Renée }
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The rebuild of our mountain cottage is almost complete with the installation of the new front door, floor sanding and polishing as well as new carpet being laid. We still have a kitchen to fit out, stairs for the loft ...Read More »

Rebuild is underway

{ Posted on Mar 03 2015 by Renée }
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Signage goes up for the rebuild

{ Posted on Nov 13 2014 by Renée }
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We'll be applying for a building consent to repair our home any day now. Read More »

Sad news for our beautiful mountain cottage

{ Posted on May 26 2014 by Renée }
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In the early hours of Sunday morning our wee mountain cottage caught fire and was badly damaged. Thankfully our housesitters got out before the fire had taken hold but they were very upset to have to witness our place be ...Read More »

Battle for our Birds – DOC’s response to a Beech Mast 2014

{ Posted on May 07 2014 by Renée }
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DOC have set up a good online resource to help with understanding what a beech mast is and what can be done to help protect our native species. What is a forest or beech 'mast'? Mast events are prolific flowering bursts among ...Read More »