Waiwhenua Homestead Farmstay

808 River Road, RD 9, Hastings, North Island, New Zealand | B&B
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A travel blog entry by mersonjames


... now that's what I call class.

We are staying tonight near Hastings in the Hawkes Bay Area at Mangapapa Petit Hotel. It is about a four hour drive but a lot of it is quite scenic. We stop on the way at Taupo, a pretty town on a lake. Although it is enormous and looks like any other lake it is in fact the water filled crater of an enormous volcano.

Taupo also has an unusual McDonalds. ...

Boxing Day Rafting

A travel blog entry by peterprest

... reynolds and his friends in a NZ-GB showdown. Team GB won after some precise finishing from myself and extreme tactics from captain Webster. We then had a drink and played some card games etc. with Sam and his mates. My favourite being the one where you have to pronounce a vegetable without showing your teeth. Overall the camping was enjoyable but i liked having warm water back! ...

Gangnam style

A travel blog entry by khughes17


... He is Mere Waikato's son, little rousie who's 71. On his back he has a massive tattoo saying Mongrel Mob Hastings with a bulldog in the middle. And has the same sort of tattoo on each shoulder. The mongrel mob is a huge gang mainly in the Hawkes bay region, I'm sure if you googled it, there would be something on there. Apparently they kill people and beat their wives up etc. Crazy stuff. Rob looks so harmless and friendly though, even though he is rocking some very ...

Day 16 - Travels to River Valley

A travel blog entry by rosiecampbell89

We left Taupo at 9.20am this morning, so not too early. I wanted to go an buy a pair of walking trousers I'd seen in the North face shop the day before so once I was ready I checked our and left. Y bag downstairs and quickly went to the shop. Luckily it was open an there was 25%'discount on the trousers which made me feel even better for going back for them. I did to bring any walking type like trousers with me just leggings and shorts ...

Let's go surfing now, everybody's surfing now...

A travel blog entry by familyholmes


... was to lie under our duvet and periodically flap the curtain open to see the brightening landscape. In fact, our bed was facing more south than east, but never mind - it was good enough!

We had to get up reasonably promptly anyway, because I had booked my first ever surf lesson with Frank. He texted me at 08.15 to saying where we would meet. I had no clue, so after a few more texts, a nice surf chick in a wetsuit ...


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