Update on what prompted the nice folks from Bus Life NZ, parked next to us this week, to decide on full-time life on the road. They were trapped 24 floors up in a high rise during the 2011 Christchurch earthquake.
In that moment, we realised what life is all about': Family of four trapped during Christchurch earthquake escape the rat race to travel New Zealand in a bus.
Hands in a garden
I talked to the campground owner about all the animals in the surrounding grounds. Turns out that kangaroo we mentioned yesterday is actually a wallaby called Wally. The owner raised him from a baby, carrying him around in a pouch made of an old sweater. He's pretty engaging.
Duck fat is pure magic for crisping potatoes, an occasional treat here. Grab a fork, campers...