New Zealand

Here you’ll find articles I’ve written about places all around New Zealand.
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Sally Blyth, NZ Herald Travel, May 2022

The Chatham Islands is a place like no other. Remote, windswept and unique, you’re guaranteed many “only in the Chathams” moments!

To read Sally’s article about the Chatham Islands in NZ Herald Travel, May 2022, click here.

I led a special small group Racing in the Chathams Tour, January 2023, to attend the annual racing carnival.

To read Sally’s articles about it in the NZTROF Owners’ Bulletin
Click here – Summer 2023 (P14/15)
Click here – Autumn 2022 (P10/11).

The island scenery is diverse, pristine and breathtaking.

Click here for a PHOTO OVERVIEW of the BEYOND Racing in the Chathams trip, January 2023.

It’s the Chatham Island Jockey Club’s 150th Anniversary Dec 2024/Jan 2025. Keen to go? Let me know!

Sally Blyth, NZ Herald Travel, Oct 2020

Anchor Bay, Tawharanui

There are numerous Regional Parks in and around Auckland.

Click here to read about five fabulous ones north of Auckland.

Sally Blyth, NZ Herald Travel, July 2020

Powhenua on Omaha Beach

With an intriguing history and a progressive outlook, the Matakana region, just an hour north of Auckland, has evolved through times of challenge and prosperity. As a long-term part-time local, I’m pleased to share an overview of what’s on offer.
Read full article – with more photos.

Sally Blyth, Destinations Magazine, Oct/Nov 2019

With its picturesque harbour, heritage buildings and coastal wilderness, Dunedin exudes charm, tradition and natural wonders. It’s a city of “firsts” that welcomes and captivates.
Read PART ONE here.

Dunedin has plenty to amuse and delight visitors when it comes to art, culture and entertainment, with some great eateries spread across the city to help keep energy levels up. Wander, browse, discover and enjoy all that this wonderful city has to offer.
Read PART TWO here.

NB: The articles were written pre-Covid and some information is out of date.

THROUGH THE TREETOPS – The Ultimate Canopy Tour, Rotorua
Sally Blyth, Destinations Magazine, September 2018

The tale of a fabulous adventure, via helicopter, to Rotorua where I had great fun in the treetops.

Read full article.