Insider's Guide - The Right Reverend Dr Thomas Brown
Retirement will mean, he hopes, a more relaxed lifestyle with more time for golf and fly fishing.
Best place for breakfast … Caffe L’affare.
Best place for lunch … Maranui Café.
Best place for dinner … The Foxglove.
Another good coffee stop … Mojo’s anywhere.
Favourite walk in Wellington … around the harbour – its fantastic.
Best fishing spot … I fly fish so it’s the Tauranga-Taupo R.
Favourite activity in Wellington … a walk along the Golden Mile, or around the harbour.
Best Day trip out of Wellington … to Paraparaumu Beach to walk the beach.
A must do … visit Te Papa.
Must-buy Gift … Kirkcaldies Gift vouchers.
Unusual fact about Wellington … about 60,000 people travel into the heart of the city for work each day – that’s awesome.
Best wet weather activity … a swim at Freyberg Pool.
Best sunny activity … Cycle the habour route.
What visitors should know … that despite its windy image Wellington has lots of lovely calm days.
This Christmas you’ll find us … walking the harbour edge or we’ll being having coffee you-know-where
What I’ll miss when I retire … is the vibrancy and variety of the role of Bishop – it is a privileged position in which to serve.