Camping Life

As well as inviting everybody who has ever stayed at Tahuna Beach Holiday Park to submit their memories (short stories and photos) as part of the Collective Holiday Memories competition, we will be commissioning local writers/journalists/historians to write articles about some of our long term visitors. Here’s a taste of what’s to come.

The extended Harris family at Tahuna Beach
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Without a care in the world

Walter Nash was prime minister of New Zealand when Diane Harris’ family first embarked on the road trip from Ashburton to Nelson on Boxing Day in 1958. At the time, the road up the coast via Kaikoura was only gravel. Diane’s family made the journey in a Humber 80, towing a trailer full of camping […]