The true story of Ben and Mark Smith, aged eight and six, who live with their parents Richard and Sheri on Mount White Station, near Arthur's Pass. One of New Zealand's biggest and most remote high-country stations in the South Island, it is 45 minutes from the nearest village to their turnoff on the main road, and fourteen gates along a gravel road from there to the farmhouse. Their story is lovingly told by Christine Fernyhough, the author of The Road to Castle Hill, with stunning photographs by John Bougen. This story of life fashioned by the cycles and seasons of farming, far away from other people, where you have to make you own fun, will be enjoyed by adults as well as children. Storylines Notable Non-Fiction 2010.