Our life in New Zealand

Here's where you'll find my blogs about New Zealand.

A different kind of commute

I was sad to read of the collusion between a car and the Wairarapa Line. I read it had happened out of Featherston and if you have taken that commute for a decade you immediately know where that will have been. And yes, it was Western Lake Road. It's amazing that it hasn't happened more often.

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Why Featherston?

At work in Wellington, when I mentioned we were moving to Featherston, I sensed an undertone in people's reactions that as a non-local I could not place. I even started to have doubts, but then Rachel said, don't worry. It's not like it used to be. I have mates who live there and they love it.

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