The Reluctant Wedding Planner
The Reluctant Wedding Planner Back in what seems to me to be the distant past, River Valley was first and foremost an adventure company. We cut our teeth in the early 1980s on the Grade 5 white water rafting section of the North Island’s Rangitikei River. This stretch of river, voted by Red Bull as [...]
After the Darkness of Winter and Lockdowns, We All Need Time in Nature
After the darkness of winter and the frustrations of Covid induced lockdowns, it is that time of year when our thoughts inevitably move towards the warm long days of summer. For the team at River Valley, warmer days and more sunshine lead to thoughts of multi-day river trips! We cannot be the only people with [...]
Looking for Feedback – Cycling, the New Golf?
In this post, I would like to present an idea we have and get your feedback. You can either comment on Facebook or send Brian an email – firstname.lastname@example.org In these changing times, with the effects of Covid likely to last for years, businesses like River Valley have some real challenges. We have to adapt, [...]
What to Expect When Travelling in New Zealand this Summer
As I write this post, in New Zealand, we are about to enter our third week of lockdown. New Covid cases dropped in the last 24 hours, encouraging signs that this outbreak is coming under control. Will it be the last lockdown as we continue the struggle to keep the population safe? Probably not. The [...]