Nelson Creek

Nelson Creek We thought the camp site at Nelson Creek would be a good spot for a couple of days exploring the surrounding area, which it was but we had no idea what an interesting place it is with a great camp site and walks.

Rainbow Station Road – Part 1 – St Arnaud to Island Saddle

The Rainbow Road was built in the 1950s when electricity pylons were installed to supply power to the Nelson and Buller regions.¬† The road runs from St Arnaud (the main gateway to the Upper Wairau Valley) through to Hanmer Springs in North Canterbury (134km north of Christchurch). Rainbow Station including the private formed roads and…