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Hawke's Bay Region, NZ

Hawke’s Bay is the renowned wine-producing region in New Zealand but I went there on the first weekend of August which is still winter and unfortunately, it was raining most of the days I was there. 230 more words

An open letter to Aussie travellers - from a Kiwi

Dearest blokes and sheilas,

You are everywhere.  

I’ve reflected with you at the Cambodian Killing Fields. I’ve climbed volcanoes with you in Southwest Japan. We’ve shared Polish beer in Warsaw together. 520 more words


Travel Budget - New Zealand

Prior to arriving in New Zealand my budget for this country was one of the big unknowns in preparing for the trip. This is because we were planning to buy a campervan (rather than rent), and had no guarantees how much money we’d get back when it came to selling. 749 more words


Smelly Rotovegas

Rotorua is a small city in the middle of the north island of New Zealand. Known for being a tourist hot spot and for smelling like eggs due to the sulphur in the air, it has always been one of my favourite places to visit. 344 more words

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Wrights Water Gardens

Wrights Water Gardens is a private garden developed around the historic Mauku waterfall and quarry.

The gardens are located 128 Mauku Road, Patumahoe and are open October through May, Wednesday to Sunday from 10am to 4:30pm. 229 more words

North Island

The Kentish Hotel

The Kentish Hotel is a historic hotel, pub and restaurant in the historic township of Waiuku, south of Auckland.

The hotel is located at number 5 Queen Street, Waiuku. 183 more words

North Island

Glenbrook Vintage Railway

Glenbrook Vintage Railway is a heritage steam railway in Glenbrook, south of Auckland.

The Glenbrook Vintage Railway runs on a 7.5km portion of the old Waiuku Branch line, which opened in 1922 and closed in 1967. 210 more words

North Island