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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On a Road Trip about the North Island

On a Road Trip about the North Island

A journalist for Canada’s Calgary Herald spent several weeks traipsing across New Zealand. In the first of two stories about the country, Will Ferguson details what he found on the North…