New Zealand consists of two main islands (North Island and South Island) and many smaller ones in the South Pacific, about 1,600 km (1,000 mi) south east of Australia. New Zealand is a land of jagged mountains, rolling pastures, pristine trout-filled lakes, raging rivers, scenic beaches and active volcanoes. The native kea bird likes to eat the strips of rubber around car windows. new_zealand
 
The Revenge of Her Race by Mary Beaumont
The Revenge of Her Race
The low hedge, where the creepers climbed, divided the lawn and its magnificent Wellingtonias from the meadow. There was little grass to be seen, for it was at this time one...
Penny for the Guys
Patricia Earl   We remember with pleasure past guy Fawkes’ Nights in this country, where this was an outdoor get-together for lots of fireworks and excitement. Bonfire night was like...