Kids in Nature

By rvadmin1 | March 2, 2017

Is there anything more satisfying then building your own hotel? I mean the kind that is built out of drift wood and rocks amongst a clearing of reeds. You fashion a makeshift broom out of a leafy branch and sweep the ground to create a marble finish on your hotel floor. You serve a warm [...]

Categries: Blog
Tags:

River Recipes No.1: Forager’s Frittata

By rvadmin1 | February 22, 2017

Miranda’s ‘Forager’s Frittata’ Head to the garden/fridge to gather a selection of the following: - Greens: Kale, spinach, chives, parsley, rosemary, rocket, edible flowers - Vegies: Tomatoes, Courgette and Onions and/or any leftover vegies available - Cheese: Feta, blue cheese and/or cheddar cheese - Egg Mix: 12 eggs and ¾ cup of cream whisked together [...]

Categries: Blog
Tags:

It’s Duckie Time!

By rvadmin1 | February 14, 2017

Years ago, river guides here at River Valley found late summer and early autumn a frustrating time of year - especially for getting out on the water on the Rangitikei River. The Rangitikei River is natural flow, meaning no dams, and river levels that respond to rain or the lack of rain. Generally in our [...]

Categries: Blog
Tags:

Biophilia – Good for the Soul

By rvadmin1 |

Biophilia - Good for the Soul Biophilia (definition): human’s innate tendency to seek connections with nature (Wilson 1984). A philosophy that receives little attention, but has become recognised as an innate species trait. Biophilia is by the very word strongly attached to biology, but in recent years it seems to have become almost an art. [...]

Categries: Blog
Tags:

Institutional Knowledge, Like Great Wine, Takes A While To Mature

By rvadmin1 | February 8, 2017

The other day we had some overnight rain, with some falling in the headwaters of the Rangitikei River. The next morning we had a rafting trip, and a decision had to be made on whether the trip would proceed or be cancelled. Over the years we have adopted a number of indicators that foretell the [...]

Categries: Blog
Tags:
Book Now