The front yard
Standing on the deck looking towards the harbour
The old "new" wharf
Lynn and Eddie Fraser
"The way of the flounder." The opening of Te Whanga Lagoon to the sea
A re-enactment of the accidental (re) discovery of the islands in 1791
Two shags sat on a rock. The first.....
Standing as tall as it can
Circa 1960s. Out and about on the chatham Islands. This scene is taken from Waitangi west looking back towards Mount Maunganui
Comfortable rooms with ensuites. Double and single beds. There is something here for everyone.
Endemic to the Chatham Islands, these colourful birds abound, particularly on Rangatira Island
Chatham Islands Weka
Actually, known as the Buff Weka, these are an introdced species.
The Chatham Islands equivalent to the Kereru, these pigeons once dominated the forest canopy
Skip to the beach
Less than 3 minutes to get to the endless expanse of Waitangi beach and Petrie Bay. Go for a stroll. Swim, fish or fossick for shark's teeth. Chances are no-one will interrupt you.
A home away from home
Park up with Eddie and Lynn and be treated like royalty. Sumptuous meals, great company and relaxing surroundings.
Scenery like nowhere else.
The Chatham Islands is one of the most picturesque place in New Zealand. Scenery from the edge of time.
Modern and comfortable
Black Robin Homestays is modern, warm relaxing and inviting.
There is always plenty to see and do on the Chatham Islands. Famous for its race meetings, as well as for the hunting and fishing, there really is something here for everyone.