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New Zealand Part 1 - Auckland / Lake Taupo

Since the boys are out for a run (I know right, so hardcore. I cannot imagine exercising in this 16 deg cels. I have difficulty dealing with my sinus already), I decided to do a short post of the NZ trip thus far. 477 more words

Izzy's Epic Cross-Training

During the last few weeks of term three I was busy doing lots of running and not so much swimming, in preparation for the Inter Regional cross country in Wellington.   236 more words

Epic Swim 2017

More of Taupo - aratiatia rapids, huka falls, craters of the moon

Taupo is beautiful and in our previous post we explored the lake, went on the cruise & took a look at cherry island. In this post we’ll be exploring more of the rapids, falls and craters left by the volcanic movements in the past. 140 more words


Interesting People

 (north island, New Zealand)

We have met some thoroughly interesting people over the last week of our journey and I thought I would write home about them so that you can ‘meet them’ too. 2,202 more words

Rā 290, Rātapu 16 o Whiringa-ā-nuku

It seemed that a pre-breakfast walk was in order to get our stiff muscles moving. The brisk wind definitely helped to wake us up. So glad that it wasn’t like this yesterday. 21 more words

Rā 288, Rāmere 14 o Whiringa-ā-nuku

Stunning view across Lake Taupo this evening. Hope the weather holds for us tomorrow. First team outing for the Minions in the Taupo ultramarathon 100km relay.

Day 4: Time to hit the road...to Auckland we go?

You’ve read it right…to Auckland we go! Already flying back? No no..of course not..it’s only day four in our journey and the best part is we still have another 10 days to go! 1,166 more words