Advocate 19/10

Weather Flooding in the South Island reminds me that floods on the Tongariro River at this time of the year are common. Fortunately we have escaped this tempest this time though heavy rain (20mm) last night caused a very minor rise in water level from 24 to 32 cms. Best of all it is calm […]

Advocate 19/9

My wife and I have recently returned from an overseas trip in which events in NZ have been distant. I am in the process of picking up on matters. Our ride back to Turangi from Taupo airport required us to take the longer alternative Western access road as the strong winds had blown trees in […]