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#23 See the Largest Kauri Tree

Tāne Mahuta is the largest known kauri tree standing proudly in the Waipoura Forest located in New Zealand’s Northland.   One of our first trips after moving to New Zealand gave us the opportunity to see this giant.   110 more words

Bucket List


Round two: on to the times when solo travelling can be ace!

I remember almost desperately hunting down blogs about solo female travelling before I left the UK back in 2015. 759 more words

In the Sun!

The forecast was fantastic for the best part of the next week. My thinking was I had to be near a nice beach and it had to be northwards. 696 more words


Catching up

There was nothing in my diary for a few days and Anniversary Weekend was coming up. Fiona had to work for three days so I was off. 344 more words


From north to south

It was now time to leave Northland for Southland which also means magical nature. We got the Interislander ferry from Wellington terminal and it took us about 3 hours to get to… 80 more words

New Zealand


Kaipara is a district north of Auckland, located in the rolling hills north of the Kaipara Harbour. The region is most famous for the Kaurie timber industry, which was at it’s peak in 1800’s and ended in the 1950’s. 102 more words