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Northern Explorer to Wellington

The Northern Explorer is a long distance scenic tourist train that runs from Auckland to Wellington.

The train travels 681 kilometres (423 miles) from Auckland to Wellington via the North Island Main Trunk. 469 more words

North Island

There And Back Again, Post 3: Finding Mordor

After visiting Narnia, we drove to Hamilton – beautiful Botanical Gardens – and then to Rotorua to walk around the Blue Lake (it bears its name for a very, very good reason. 730 more words

New Zealand

Ohakune, a winter wonderland in May. 

Last weekend it was Tom’s birthday, and what better way to spend turning 24 then in the big snowy mountains! Although ski season hasn’t kicked off yet here in New Zealand, we went to check out the small alpine town of Ohakune. 963 more words

Adventure

End of summer round up.....

So, it’s been a long warm Summer and we got a lot done at RaetihiRetro, and still there’s stuff not done. The garage got a new roof and the dry rot in the walls cut out and replaced, and painted again, but not fully. 348 more words

Raetihi

Rotorua to Wellington, New Zealand (2-10 Mar 2015)

Despite our hiccup with the hire car in Auckland, we were fortunate that buses were able to take us to most of the places we had planned to visit on the North Island. 1,141 more words

New Zealand

Hello world!

It’s about time the Raetihi Gutbuster had it’s own blog.  A year goes by so fast, remembering what organizing needs doing becomes a bit of a mission.   32 more words

Wondrous Ohakune

Ohakune is one of the towns of the Northern Island of New Zealand. South of the famous Tongariro National Park and just beside the active Mt. 1,201 more words