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Love at the End of the Road – on Amazon


Have a Heart – on Amazon

Have a Heart, an unlikely love story set in a close-knit coastal community on New Zealand’s east coast, was well underway when Penguin NZ suggested I write Love at the End of the Road, my personal story about life on a coastal farm.



Meet us on TV1’s Good Morning show ahead of our Country Calendar episode ‘Time and Tide’ that screened in August 2012.  .

While you’re here, you can . . . 

To buy Love at the End of the Road – the hard copy: Please contact me or buy both ebooks from Amazon.

Warm wishes, Rae

PS: Countless readers have told me, “You made me laugh and you made me cry‘”. I hope you enjoy my books as well.

Spark staff, from left, Rachita Dahama and Gurpreet Jaura planting the coastline at Batley on the Kaipara Harbour.

Spark staff plant the Kaipara coastline

People power to plant the edge of the largest harbour in the southern hemisphere is being provided gratis by one of our country’s largest companies. Spark NZ, through its charitable arm the Spark Foundation, enables its staff to spend a day a year contributing to a worthy cause. Last week, 11 Spark people turned their …

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Photo by Geoff Walker

Floss plays just for the fun of it

    Dear Readers, I can hardly believe it, but I’m having to backtrack on a bold declaration made in a previous column. Early this year I declared full of certainty that while Jas the puppy could bark and jump and beg, she would never, ever make me play. I backed up this emphatic statement …

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