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Divi Theme and Contact Form 7

Divi's default contact form lacks the ability to add phone numbers etc. This code, from here, allows you to match the same layout as the original contact form, when using CF7. .wpcf7-text, .wpcf7-textarea, .wpcf7-captchar { background-color: #eee !important;...

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NZ's Worst Internet Provider?

Recently, a pushy young man turned up at my door step offering a pretty good deal for fibre internet. He worked for Vodafone NZ.   He would give 3 months free, on a one year contract, at $99 / month. My biggest concern was that I wanted our existing ADSL connection to...

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UDS to GEDCOM Coversions

I can convert UDS files (from the generations family tree software) to a GEDCOM file, for $15 USD.   Simply use the contact form to get in touch with me, and I will email you instructions.

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Tongariro Crossing

The Tongariro Alpine Crossing is a 19.4km (12.05 miles) day walk, located in the central North Island.  Said to be one of New Zealands most popular day walks, it is a must do for New Zealanders and visitors alike. We did the walk in late Janruary, and it wasn't a bad...

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Hello USA – Day 36-37

The National Gallery of Art, apparently the 8th most visited in the world, was interesting to wander around and look at. I did a 'Director's Audio Tour' which was cool to hear some of the history behind some painting.   The planetorium at the Air and Space Musuem was...

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Favourite Image of 2015

Favourite Image of 2015

"Perched precariously on the edge of a cliff trying desperately to overcome my fear of heights, I watched this Atlantic Puffin pull a Wild Iris from the ground and walk along the cliff toward me. He stopped for a moment and I had enough time to capture him with the...

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Hello USA – Day 33-35

Great few days in Washington DC. As per the typical tourist, we have visited a number of tourist hotspots including: National Museum of American History National Museum of Natural History United States Capitol Pentagon. [gallery ids="444,442,441,443,440"...

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