Author: kiwihyde


Matarawa Cottage – Photos

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Matarawa Cottage

Matarawa Cottage In August 2008, we were fortunate to acquire a one and a half acre piece of paradise in the beautiful Wairarapa – just over an hour north of New Zealand’s capital city...


Karmann Mobil Safari

These motorhomes are a recent discovery of mine. They top my motorhome/campervan favourites list. Considered by many as a small palace on wheel, the Kombi motorhome or Karmann-mobil Safari model was manufactured by Karmann-Ghia...


Peter & Debra’s Family Tree

Click here to open up our family tree: Peter & Debra’s Family Tree Our family tree charts the families, lineages and history of myself, Peter Hyde and my wife Debra Hyde (nee Alderson). Family...


Fiji – May 2017

Celebrating Peter’s 60th birthday. A 7 day cruise around the Mamanuca and Yasawa Islands on a Blue Lagoon Cruises boutique cruise ship, the Fiji Princess. From the brochure …. The warm, turquoise lagoons that...


Our First Year 1980/81

Peter & Debra’s first year together as a couple! It feels funny looking way back to 1980 when we first met. Here we are below 37 years later in 2017 enjoying ourselves on a...


Our Wedding 1981

Peter & Debra’s Wedding – 19th Sept, 1981 It seems a long time ago now with four children and lots of adventures together along the way. We were married at St Stephens Anglican church...


Our Big OE 1981/82

Peter & Debra’s Big OE to Europe – 1981/82 – Introduction On the 19th September 1981, Debra and myself got married at St Stephens Church in Shirley. Debra was 19 years old and I...


Over The Years – Debra’s Quilt Collection

Debra’s Quilts Debra started quilting in 2011 after taking a class at Crafter’s Heaven in Greytown. Most of her quilts have been given to friends & relations to enjoy. All the quilts are special...


Best Photos 2005 – 2016

Here is a selection of my photos that I think merit a section of their own! All these photos were taken with my trusty Olympus C-770 camera. This camera came out in 2004 so...