Another Christchurch motelier
, who did not want to be named, said some of the stranger items guests left behind included a bag of marijuana, stray earrings, and a bottle of Moet champagne that had been forgotten during Cup Week - but was quickly reclaimed by the guest.
John"--about three generations of surfers, shady corporate sponsors and a bevy of colorful sidekicks, hit men, moteliers
and junkies--is a family drama, a subcultural exploration and a mystery aU rolled into one.
On a brighter note, the overall outlook is positive based on an ITRR survey conducted in late November with statewide travel industry businesses including moteliers
, attractions, B&Bs, ranch vacations, and campgrounds.