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How to stay overnight at Tiritiri Matangi

How to stay overnight at Tiritiri Matangi

How to stay overnight at Tiritiri Matangi? Tiritiri Matangi is a wildlife project established in 1980s. The island and its wildlife was established by the hard work of thousands of volunteers. There are still volunteers working for the benefit of…

Things to do in Auckland

Things to do in Auckland

Things to do in Auckland Another busy week in Auckland. We left my brother’s place to stay with my niece and her partner in Howick a suburb of Auckland. There are a lot of things to do in Auckland some…

A week in Auckland

A week in Auckland

A week in Auckland Time goes fast when your having fun. We have been a week in Auckland and have been flat out. In the first week we have visited Devonport and explored North Head Reserve, completed the 16km coast…

Auckland Coast to Coast

Auckland Coast to Coast If you have a bit of time in Auckland one great thing to do is the Auckland coast to coast walk. The Council has developed a coast to coast walk. We had a great day walking…

Day 1 in the City of Sails and booking a trip to Tiritiri Matangi

Back on home soil We arrived 10pm on Tuesday night at Auckland airport after a very pleasant time at the Qantas business lounge in Sydney. Having returned to New Zealand many times and been faced with the queues from hell…

In search of Hobbits Part 2: A journey around the North Island

In search of Hobbits Part 2: A journey around the North Island

In search of Hobbits Part 2: A journey around the North Island Factoid: New Zealand is geographically around the same side as the United Kingdom without the 65 million people. We left the South Island and its 1.5 million people…