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Queenstown Gardens
For those wanting to relax in Queenstown the gardens allow you to stroll around the lake edge, play bowls or just sit and enjoy the roses. If you want something a bit more active ice skating, tennis, or 18 holes of Frisbee golf can definitely raise your heart rate.

 
 
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Exploring old houses that reverberate with history has become a favourite past time of mine. Don’t get me wrong I still like my shot of adrenalin every now and then, but capturing an intimate glimpse of the good ol’ days is my idea of a perfect antidote to boredom on a rainy afternoon. Annette Riley took me for an hour-long tour of Olveston, Dunedin’s 

 
 
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I have to admit that growing up I was never really interested in art  galleries. I was the kid who got bored with the sterile environment and was always been told to “Shhhhh....stop running”. As an adult, things got even worse. At the Louvre in Paris my shameful secrete was that I was more interested  in the building with its marble floors and vaulted ceilings, and at the Tate Modern I had a number of “But the Emperor’s Naked – that looks like sculptured metal poo” moments.