New Zealand Walks for Wimps: Hahei Pa Sites

Suddenly the ocean was surrounding me on three sides. Ahead, it stretched out for miles, all the way to the horizon and beyond my range of vision, interrupted only by a few small islands. To my right it collided with the steep cliffs, carving narrow caves and crevasses in the soft rock. And to my left it was calm and shallow, lapping gently on the bay’s long sandy beach, and I could see right down to the bottom through the swaying kelp and stands of coral.

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The Benefits of House Sitting

In my year in New Zealand I house sat at five places, ranging from a length of four days up to nine weeks. Each house sit was unique in its own way, with both good and bad points, and I’m glad I did all of them. I wish I had been able to do more. In this three-part series I’m going to tell you what’s good, what’s bad, and finally a full guide on how to make house sitting work for you.

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