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The Collector

Scott’s a practical person. But he’s also a collector.

We know what you’re thinking. Collecting is inherently impractical, right? It’s basically gathering a bunch of stuff you don’t need, will never use, and leaving it to gather dust in the garage until your partner has finally had enough and makes you drop it all down to the Sallies.

Scott collects Swanndris

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Arthur's Pass

In the South Island, between Waimakariri and the West Coast, there’s a rather famous road that crosses the Southern Alps. You might have heard of it. It’s called Arthur’s Pass.

Used by Māori for centuries to bring pounamu across the mountains, this crossing was made into a ‘road’ in 1866 as the gold rush reached full swing. Nowadays the gold is all gone (or so they say), but that hasn’t stopped people flocking here for a look. It’s a go to for travellers looking for exploration and relaxation amidst the magnificent sights of the Southern Alps.

Skimming rock on the Waimak

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How to layer for warmth with Swanndri

Add a layer when you’re cold. Remove a layer when you’re hot. Simple, right?

Yes… and no. While layering itself is a relatively straightforward concept, what really matters is what you’re layering with.

Wool (especially merino) makes all the difference. As nature’s miracle fibre, merino wool works with your body to support its natural cooling and heating system. It allows your body to breathe, without locking in sweat or losing warmth, helping keep you at just the right temperature so you can keep doing what you’re doing.

Layering for the Warmth

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