Australian Country Homes

MAGNIFICENT MOIRA

There’s a sign in the kitchen at Moira station that reads: “Don’t wait for the perfect moment. Just take it and make it perfect,” which pretty much sums up the way Riverina Water drilling contractor Rex Watson and his events director wife, Kate Pitt, approach every aspect of life on their property.

The land upon which Moira sits is significant in Australian geology, as the Cadell Fault — a seismic shift that began some 65,000 years ago and created a 12-15-metre-high rift that runs from Deniliquin to 13 kilometres south of Echuca — passes through the property. The upheaval had major impact on the course of the Murray and other major rivers and created the Moira and Barmah Lakes and the surrounding red gum forests that are now protected by the Barmah National Park on

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