Rafting – Not just for the Thrill Seekers

By rvadmin1 | April 4, 2017

We often overhear discussions by visitors around the lodge that suggest rafting is only for the young and adventurous thrill-seekers. This year has proven this statement to be not only untrue, but in many cases not even the norm. Rafting attracts such an array of people; all ages, diverse backgrounds, varying abilities and assorted personalities. [...]

Saying Goodbye to our Summer Family

By rvadmin1 | March 29, 2017

This week is a particularly sad one for us. As the quieter seasons approach we wave off about half of our summer staff over the next couple of days. River Valley seems to attract all sorts; a handful of the seasonal staff from around New Zealand and the rest from all around the world. Many [...]

River Recipes No. 2: Courgette Chutney

By rvadmin1 | March 15, 2017

River Recipes No. 2: Courgette Chutney So sticking with our theme of cooking what we are getting out of the garden currently, this week’s recipe is Melissa’s Courgette Chutney. However, really what we are using at the moment are Marrow now as they have grown so large… Melissa’s Courgette Chutney This recipe is so simple! [...]

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Women of the Whitewater

By rvadmin1 | March 8, 2017

Women of the Whitewater Its International Women’s Day today, an important day particularly given the current political climate. On this one day of the year we celebrate the achievements of great women who have paved the way against adversity, but also to recognise that there is still inequality among so many facets of society. Women [...]

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Which Month Should You Take A Multi Day River Trip?

By rvadmin1 | March 2, 2017

Here we are in early March. We are presently enjoying some beautiful settled warm weather. This got me to thinking about enjoying this weather out on the river. But a step back first. This summer season we had the busiest multi day rafting season we have ever had. Each year it seems more people discover [...]

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