Category Archives: Wednesday

Since the beginning of 2010, Wednesday’s regular setter is Jeremy Mutch who has visited the blog as Jay. During 2009, Jay set almost all the Thursday puzzles.

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Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28668

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Kia ora from Aotearoa.

Last week we mentioned the cyclone Gita that was causing damage in Samoa and Tonga and could be coming our way. It did continue on its inverted “S” track down the Pacific until eventually reaching us in the last few days.… Read More

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Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28662

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Kia ora from Aotearoa.

Our summer weather pattern has changed a bit lately. After being hot and dry for several weeks, it has now become hot and wet.… Read More

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Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28656

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Tena koutou, tena koutou, tena koutou katoa.

Greetings, greetings, greetings to you all.

As yesterday was Waitangi Day for us we have given a more formal Maori introduction than our usual cheery Kia ora.… Read More

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Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28650

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Kia ora from Aotearoa.     

Schools are getting started this week so for much of the population the holiday season in over. On our regular walks now most of the people we greet are also locals and the ones who could be called grockles, or emmets in the SW of your nation, (two words we have learnt from crossword puzzles) have now departed.… Read More

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Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28644

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Kia ora from Aotearoa.     

We’ve had an overcast morning here so the temperatures were just right to let us put the finishing touches to our current painting project.… Read More

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Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28638

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Kia ora from Aotearoa.     

We should really be called 3Kiwis this week as grandson Ollie has been part of the team with this one. We have been using this on-going spell of fine weather to take care of a painting chore and Ollie is with us for that team too.… Read More

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Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28632

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Kia ora from Aotearoa.     
Our dry spell has been broken and we have at last had some rain. Just a moderate amount where we are but some parts of the country have had a lot more than they wanted.… Read More

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Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28626

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Kia ora from Aotearoa.     
Happy 2018 everyone.
As we predicted last week our colder snap did not last long and we are back to dry warm conditions. Many of the houses around us are holiday homes so January is the time of the year when we have to share our environment with many more people than usual.… Read More

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Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28620

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Kia ora from Aotearoa.                

This is the time in New Zealand when everyone is on holiday except for retail stores. The climate gods have responded to this by sending in a southerly (which means cold here) spell of weather.… Read More

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Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28615

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Kia ora from Aotearoa.                

As this will be our last blog before Christmas we want to wish all the setters, Phil’s team at the Telegraph, fellow contributors to the blog and all the thousands of followers of the site a very happy festive season.… Read More