On Taupo Pond

Sucking the marrow out life isn’t quite as easy as it seems: “I once sat for a whole day fishing on New Zealand’s Lake Taupo, enjoying the sunshine and the superlative smoked salmon … pretending to be Ernest Hemingway … in a matter of minutes I had reeled in an 18in trout. He was beautiful.” Problem: “No sooner had the fish looked me in the eye, I wanted to be its friend … pass time together, talk about things in common … I threw him back in.”


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What to Do in Cool Lil’ Wellington

What to Do in Cool Lil’ Wellington

Wellington is, “of course”, the more “Melbourne” of the North Island’s two largest cities, according to Pedestrian TV correspondent Chantelle Schmidt. Schmidt writes that Wellington is “art, vintage, bars and all-round…