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Archive for March, 2013

Gondola Re-Visited

Having been idle for more than two years, the Welcome Aboard Port Hills gondola attraction is poised to re-open on Monday March 25.  It will be a low-key event followed by an official grand opening on April 19.  This week I took a ride with Welcome Aboard Operations Manager John Smith and Managing Director Michael… Read More

Time out enjoying a thriving attraction

For a moment I might be forgiven for thinking I am in Amsterdam, Copenhagen, or some other bicycle-crazed city.  I am gazing at a vast bicycle park with more cyclists continually arriving or departing.  In reality, I am in a tiny Central Otago town, Hyde.  A sea of people are taking a break on their… Read More