57 days ago

Your favourite ever summer holiday

Lorna Thornber Reporter from Stuff Travel

Hi everyone,
Now that summer's finally here and the holidays are just around the corner for many, we'd love to hear about your favourite summer holiday memories. Has there been a trip that you continue to think about years later? Where did you go, with who and what did you get up to? What made it such a stand-out experience? As usual, please put 'NFP' in your comment if you don't want it included in a travel article. Cheers.

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31 minutes ago

Should camper vans install smoke alarms?

The Team Reporter from Marlborough Express

A van belonging to freedom campers caught fire at a Marlborough camp site on Monday.
A fire investigator suggested that freedom campers should install fire alarms in their vans.
Do you think rental companies should routinely install alarms in vans?
Would you install, or have you installed, a smoke alarm in your camper?

20 hours ago

Will you still walk the hills and take the risk, or will you take fire danger seriously?

The Team Reporter from Marlborough Express

Earlier in the week, the Mountain Bike Park and all of the Wither Hills Farm Park, except for the lower tracks, were closed due to a high fire risk.
The fire danger has now reached the ‘Extreme’ level, and residents are being urged not to enter the closed areas and use only the Lower Farm Track, Mapp Track, the town boundary or Taylor River Reserve tracks.
Will you adhere to the advice, or will you disregard closure signs and walk the hills anyway?
Do you think the closures are unnecessary?
What alternative walks will you take?
(Please write NFP (not for publication) if you don't want your comments used.)

1 day ago

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