WAITANGI DAY QUIZ What did the Maori use the following plants for? Raupo (name three uses) Poroporo Harakeke (name four of the many uses) Totara Aruhe
Where were you born and where did you spend most of your childhood?
I was born, raised and educated in Christchurch. On leaving high school I entered the travel industry and was fortunate to guide for a variety of interest groups and travel extensively throughout the world. Later I had the privilege of being manger of PGG Travel, Focus Travel, AA Travel Hereford Street and eventually my own travel broking business.
With the first month of the year over and everyone heading back to school and work it is time to plan all the things we want to do in 2017. The CHS is no different except we have been planning for some time to make this an exciting and fulfilling year for our members and … Read More
From Michael Coulter January has been a month of real challenges in the garden this Summer with winds, hot days followed by cool days and some rain. Despite this I have had plenty of good growth and fruit to harvest although some plants are running a little later than usual. Much of the work to … Read More
Swan plants are in hot demand this Summer, everyone wants the happiness of watching a caterpillar turning into a beautiful butterfly especially children, there’s something so fascinating about it and not to mention is very educational as well.