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Day 81 - 86 | A busy week

Dear readers, as you might have noticed I have not been writing much. Life has been very, very busy (and good!).

Day 81.

This week started on Monday (oh, really. 332 more words


Lake Taupo

When you stand on the banks of Lake Taupo consider a few facts; it has a surface area of 616 square kilometers, it has a perimeter of approximately 193 kilometres which makes it New Zealands largest lake, and it has a depth of 186 metres. 197 more words

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Huka Falls

Huka Falls are a set of waterfalls just outside of Taupo along the Waikato River. A few hundred metres upstream from the Huka Falls, the Waikato River narrows from approximately 100 metres across into a canyon only 15 metres across. 160 more words


Lil Bros stag du pranks

My brother, Quinn’s, stag du was awesome. Quinn had foolishly asked me to be his best man. Event planning is one of my passions so I jumped at the chance to plan his stag du. 865 more words

Day 80 | Waipahihi Botanical Reserve

I had made no plans today, so when I came across a Botanical Reserve with ‘Things to do in Taupo’ google search, I didn’t hesitate. Even though it was a rainy day, it was reasonably sunny when I was there. 75 more words



After the long, condensed road trip up to the Urewera’s we decided to take a slow day and stick close to home.  With the Hine empty we thought our best bet would be to check out downstream on the Tongariro.    678 more words

Rainbow Trout

Day 77 - 79 | A week without bread

I’ve been very excited to be back in the lab and working on my project.

Other than that, it’s been a very busy few days in preperation of Passover. 125 more words