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Wellington and the magic of Zealandia
Wellington and the magic of Zealandia

Wellington and the magic of Zealandia

Wellington and the magic of Zealandia After saying farewell to my brother and his wife Yvonne in Auckland, we flew on Jetstar to Wellington. It cost NZ$157 one way and included our 50 kilos of luggage. In Wellington we met…

A visit to Tokaanu Thermal Springs, Rotorua and Tauranga
A visit to Tokaanu Thermal Springs, Rotorua and Tauranga

A visit to Tokaanu Thermal Springs, Rotorua and Tauranga

A visit to Tokaanu Thermal Springs, Rotorua and Tauranga This post is about a visit to Tokaanu Thermal Springs, Rotorua and Tauranga. We spent a few days exploring these areas and having a great time. Tokaanu Hot Springs and Huka…

Visiting Wellington the windy City
Visiting Wellington the windy City

Visiting Wellington the windy City

This week has mainly centred on the city of Wellington – the windy city.

Exploring a bit of the North Island
Exploring a bit of the North Island

Exploring a bit of the North Island

This week we went off on adventures outside Auckland.

How to do the Tongariro Alpine Crossing
How to do the Tongariro Alpine Crossing

How to do the Tongariro Alpine Crossing

How to do the Tongariro Alpine Crossing? The Tongariro Alpine Crossing is one of the best one day walks in the world through volcanic landscape. This blog post explains how you can do it in a day, where to stay…

Gorgeous City of Auckland and surrounding region
Gorgeous City of Auckland and surrounding region

Gorgeous City of Auckland and surrounding region

Mt Eden has, what I believe, as the best views of the city.

How to stay overnight at Tiritiri Matangi
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

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…

2 Beautiful Harbour Cities – Sydney & Auckland
2 Beautiful Harbour Cities – Sydney & Auckland

2 Beautiful Harbour Cities – Sydney & Auckland

Halfway through and safely ‘down under’ in Australia and New Zealand this week.

A week in Auckland
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…