Rātā in flower

April in the Waitakere ranges means it is time for one of our rātā species to flower. Commonly seen on our nature tours to Piha they are unusual as they usually start off life as an epiphyte (or plant perched on a host tree) high in the forest canopy. Its roots grow down to the ground, […]

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Finalist for the Qualmark 100% Pure New Zealand Experience Awards 2019

Bush and Beach and our Wilderness Experience tour has been selected as a finalist in the Qualmark 100% Pure New Zealand Experience Awards 2019. The Bush and Beach Wilderness Experience tour was selected as a finalist from over 100 registrations that were received for the awards. Qualmark General Manager Gregg Anderson says that the volume […]

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Great summer for West Auckland wineries

Our local winemakers have welcomed the long hot summer in New Zealand. Harvest is now complete at the wineries we visit on our Auckland wine tour and the winemakers are happy with the harvest this summer. All of the wineries we visit in the Kumeu area grow some of their grapes on site in West […]

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