From Ben – 1 March

How embarrassing! After 10 years of boating and diligently remembering to put the drainage plug into the boat before launching, this week I forgot! It did not take long for my boat to start taking on water. I noticed that strangely the carpets were very wet, and then to my…

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From Ben – 9 February

This past Thursday our whole country enjoyed a day of rest and reflection. The big occasion that was attended by our politicians and senior leaders was the Waitangi Day gathering at the Bay of Islands. This was not the only celebration; every big city and many of the maraes around…

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