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Christchurch To Hanmer Springs | Licenced To Retire
Leaving behind Lake Lyndon and with it Arthurs Pass, it was onto Christchurch for a quick stay at the NZMCA camp at Weedons whilst we had a house battery issue checked out by UCC Motorhomes. Arriving at the UCC office we left the Motorhome in the capable hands of Ross their manufacturing manager while they kindly lent us a Honda Accord to run round in. With the loan car we decided to head out towards New Brighton Beach for a look see. First stop was to find a store that stocked some decent rain coats as well as some better walking shoes as with winter coming and no sign of us going home yet we needed to be better equipped. We found the Big Brand Outlet Store with everything we needed at decent prices now we just need to break in the shoes so we can get out walking some of the tracks here in the South Island. As Sarah had not been in Christchurch prior to this trip she had not seen any of the devastation caused by the earthquake so as we got closer to New Brighton and we started to