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- Continental Breakfast
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... able to play in the water a little while before having to head back out. Our last big site seeing location was 345m (1130 ft) on top of Pukehula- the highest hill within the Bay of Islands. At first I thought the ‘Bay of Islands’ was unique to the Great Ocean Road. Then, I thought maybe either that Bay of Islands or this Bay of Islands was named after one or the other. But then I discovered that ...
... defiance. Despite reinstatement and military protection, it was felled four times before the war in the north was sparked. It was not to end until the battle at Ruapekapeka Pa.
After a walkabout at Flagstaff Hill we found a little café back in the town for lunch. We picked up a few supplied at the Four Square and headed back to Whangaruru.
Ros had just started 'Gentle Annie’ going for the laundry ...
... was suppose to be about 68 degrees and we dressed like it was below 32! I had on my hoodie, jeans, jocks, etc. Actually, it was very warm! They sell many items made out of Merino wool but we did not purchase anything like that. Rose did buy a beautiful hat for her granddaughter though.
It was a great stop but we only had 2 hours at this wonderful place. We were fortunate to be here and hope to visit once again.
We dined in MDR and had ...
... phone ordering water taxis for everyone as the engine had problems. The crew did their best to distract everyone with games and activities but I made everyone VERY aware of the fact we were stranded and we were all going to die! :D
A group went of snorkelling but I didn't fancy it as the weather was pretty grey so a group of us stayed on the boat and played a card game called cheat. It was hilarious watching the snorkel group getting warmed up by doing some ...
... Warrior, which was the flagship of Greenpeace. In 1985, when it was on its way to protest French nuclear testing, it was sunk by intelligence operatives in Auckland Harbour, resulting in the death of one of the crew members. The ship was refloated and moved to Matauri Bay in the Cavalli Islands, where it was scuttled to act as a dive wreck.
We picked up our scuba gear in Paihia, just across the bay from Russell, and were driven to Keri Keri ...