ColumnistsPeter Nelson's TravelsPeter Nelson's travels - North Island New Zealand - photographic preview Peter Nelson’s travels – North Island New Zealand – photographic preview August 21, 2013 by Peter Nelson Unfortunately, I have no stories of my time in North Island. I guess all my girlfriends of those days just turfed my letters out. Well, there went their chances at online literary history! Off the Coromandel Peninsula Mt. Ruapehu, the largest active volcano in New Zealand You can tell New Zealand is very geologically active. Everywhere you look are scarps and chasms. Downtown Auckland. Streetcar lines and covered sidewalks. You can see why Bilbo moved out! His new digs are much nicer. Lake Taupo Sheep paddock. There are twice as many sheep as people in New Zealand. “À poor little lamb who has lost his way …” Share Facebook Twitter Pinterest Email Related Peter Nelson’s travels – more from Australia December 23, 2015 Peter Nelson’s travels – Australian photos December 23, 2015 Peter Nelson’s travels – The end at Land’s End January 1, 2016 FOLLOW US FacebookTwitter Latest Almonte in Concert, ‘Christmas with Quartom’ — December 3 November 26, 2022 Diana’s Quiz – November 26, 2022 November 24, 2022 Ol’ Sluffer and the Lobster November 25, 2022 Light Up the Night, December 2 November 25, 2022 Home Hospice North Lanark asks community to think of them on Giving Tuesday November 23, 2022 Blair Paul acrylic painting workshop, November 26 November 23, 2022 From the Archives Stella at Ninety: a John Dunn story Almonte train crash survivor proposes a dramatic memorial Gay Cook’s Minted Fresh Lemonade New clinic will help prepare patients for successful surgery What Is That … American doing? Chicken Thighs with Chorizo, Spring Onions and Rice Pilaf Gay’s Cooking Tip – Making Soup What does a Heritage Conservation District mean to property owners?