Jo's Monday Walks, Weekend Walk

Weekend Walk – The Strand Reserve – Tauranga

On any given day, the echoes of children running and calling out to each other as they race around the playground are fun to see as we walk alongside. What makes this area stand out even further is the outdoor art providing shade over the playground in the form of a Pohutukawa tree made from… Continue reading Weekend Walk – The Strand Reserve – Tauranga

Life at No.22, New Zealand

The Legend of Mauao [Mt Maunganui]

Mauao -  “caught in the light of the day”. As many of you know, I head up Mauao [the Mount] regularly though not recently.  Watching the sun ignite into another day I think is so life-affirming. Then there is so much more to this iconic mountain than enjoying the views and climbing it. As with many… Continue reading The Legend of Mauao [Mt Maunganui]

Art Galleries, New Zealand

Tauranga Art Gallery

Wanting a breath of fresh air and a stroll, I quickly change into more appropriate clothing, jeans with jacket, boots and head out the door before the weather changes once again. With no planned direction whatsoever, I turn left. After a block or two, I decide to visit a favourite haunt, the local Art Gallery.… Continue reading Tauranga Art Gallery