Monthly Archives: March 2017


Saying Goodbye to our Summer Family

This week is a particularly sad one for us. As the quieter seasons approach we wave off about half of our summer staff over the next couple of days. River Valley seems to attract all sorts; a handful of the seasonal staff from around New Zealand and the rest from all around the world. Many [...]

By | 2017-06-11T21:14:45+00:00 March 29th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

River Recipes No. 2: Courgette Chutney

River Recipes No. 2: Courgette Chutney So sticking with our theme of cooking what we are getting out of the garden currently, this week’s recipe is Melissa’s Courgette Chutney. However, really what we are using at the moment are Marrow now as they have grown so large… Melissa’s Courgette Chutney This recipe is so [...]

By | 2017-05-04T18:45:35+00:00 March 15th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Women of the Whitewater

Women of the Whitewater Its International Women’s Day today, an important day particularly given the current political climate. On this one day of the year we celebrate the achievements of great women who have paved the way against adversity, but also to recognise that there is still inequality among so many facets of society. [...]

By | 2017-05-30T04:51:02+00:00 March 8th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Which Month Should You Take A Multi Day River Trip?

Here we are in early March. We are presently enjoying some beautiful settled warm weather. This got me to thinking about enjoying this weather out on the river. But a step back first. This summer season we had the busiest multi day rafting season we have ever had. Each year it seems more people [...]

By | 2017-05-04T18:37:32+00:00 March 2nd, 2017|Blog|0 Comments