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Ninety Mile Beach

Ninety Mile beach is in fact 55 miles (88km) but it sure does seems like it’s a 90 mile stretch of beach when you get onto it. 326 more words


Rarawa - Kaitaia - Houhora

The weather gods decided to play in our favour so we could finally get out to do some fishing. Roy and I had good success over the first couple of days with one or two snapper caught each day which meant we could enjoy fish for dinner nearly every night. 1,224 more words

Kickstarting the next 50 Years: The Northland Symphony Orchestra

Although I gave up my attempt to be an accomplished pianist when I was in eighth grade, I never gave up my love of live music.  507 more words


Our Netspeed speed upgrade in the sun!

We were on our way back to Auckland from Kerikeri when we found out our old friends Gary and Chris were at Uretiti Doc park for a few nights. 582 more words


Onto Rarawa

It had been fine for a few days, the ground had dried out nicely but with some heavy rain forecast for the weekend, we decided it was time to make a run for it and leave Matai Bay whilst the going was good. 354 more words


Ten Days in NZ: Mostly Waterfalls

Still in the northern peninsula through day 4, I spent the afternoon of day 3 and the morning of day 4 at 2 spectacular waterfalls, then my afternoon attempt to go caving was subverted by a subterranean river and a lack of waterproof shoes, and turned into beautiful hike up the mountain instead. 2,512 more words

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Kiwi House Sit: Kerikeri (Northland, NZ)

For the last two weeks I have been staying in Kerikeri in the Northland of New Zealand. Kerikeri is actually a really big (little) town based on the other “towns” I have seen in the Northland. 128 more words