Travel Blogs from Amberley, New Zealand

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West coast and Arthurs Pass to East Coast, West coast and Arthurs Pass to East Coast, New Zealand travel blog

West coast and Arthurs Pass to East Coast

A travel blog entry by emanddave

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Next morning woken up by huge lorries coming up the road so decided to make a swift exit and head north towards Greymouth. Arranged to see Rochelle, the sister of our friend, Kiwi Chris (or just Chris in NZ), for lunch in Greymouth. First headed ...

Double hard, double VC winner., Amberley, New Zealand travel blog

Double hard, double VC winner.

A travel blog entry by woggley

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Amberley isn't much to see. I was looking for the Hurunui council offices.  There is a statue here of a very modest hero. His name is Charles Hazlitt Upham.  He was famous for the way he led his troops and his use of his pistol and hand ...

Brew Moon, Amberley, New Zealand travel blog

Brew Moon

A travel blog entry by sallymead

... the road and our journey home via Bangkok, while the Hodgekinsons were getting ready to head up to Golden Bay for their summer holiday with their new caravan and kayak. As we were all busy, it was the ideal day to treat our hosts to a meal out so we all ...

Christmas!, Amberley, New Zealand travel blog

Christmas!

A travel blog entry by sallymead

... got one in just for Alan, which he had later), followed by a Thornton's chocolate mint selection and a chocolate orange, both imported for the occasion! A few games on Laura’s new Simon game and Isabelle’s Words with friends and ready for ...

On my own..., Amberley, New Zealand travel blog

On my own...

A travel blog entry by sabys_roadtrip

... fast taeglich von einem Ort zum andern bin. War mir die Zeit zum die Landschaft zu erkunden, doch ein wenig wichtiger ;-) In Amberley habe ich meine erste Nacht alleine im Zelt verbracht. Was platzmaessig super war, aber sonst ziemlich ungewohnt. Aber zum ...

Mini Roadtrip!!, Amberley, New Zealand travel blog

Mini Roadtrip!!

A travel blog entry by rachemurphy

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... into town and picked up sandra. We set off north (last minute decision on way to go!) and went to a place called Amberley. Found a campspot.. and a playground of all things beside it! So chilled out around there and then went down to the beach for ...

Treading lightly & respectfully thru this world, Amberley, New Zealand travel blog

Treading lightly & respectfully thru this world

A travel blog entry by catherinemoldau

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... ago. Lyndal and Steve are originally from Wellington and have created in the last five or so years an organic farm near Amberley. Lyndal and Steve also do Farm Stay style accommodation and if you're down this way we totally recommend staying to enjoy ...

Visiting Jos, Heather, Daisy and Margo, Amberley, New Zealand travel blog

Visiting Jos, Heather, Daisy and Margo

A travel blog entry by dstean

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My first port of call in South Island was to a little settlement called Leithfield close to the town of Amberley and home to Jos, Heather and Daisy who emigrated here just over 2 years ago. Ironically having traveled through the Caribbean, North ...

Christmas Eve, Amberley, New Zealand travel blog

Christmas Eve

A travel blog entry by sallymead

... Island, whilst Alan & Laura cleaned up the cabin. We drove down to Auckland Airport with enough time for Isa & Sally to buy new shoes from The Warehouse. We then said farewell to the RAV4 which has served us so well for the last 3 weeks. When we ...

Boxing Day, Amberley, New Zealand travel blog

Boxing Day

A travel blog entry by sallymead

... Spa pools with various jets to massage your achy bits. So what if it was overcast with the odd spot of rain! Back to Amberley for another fabulous BBQ with local venison sausages and crayfish, chicken, steak and home grown salads. The kids have all been ...

Arrived!, Amberley, New Zealand travel blog

Arrived!

A travel blog entry by sallymead

After a worrying start where the taxi company sent round a "normal" sized car for our massive load of luggage, and then the flights were all delayed slightly, we arrived safe & sound in NZ. Manchester to Dubai, Dubai to Bangkok, Bangkok to Sydney and ...

Final Days in Amberley, Amberley, New Zealand travel blog

Final Days in Amberley

A travel blog entry by edsutch

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... was to wait for Mark to get home from work, he'd had the car for the past 2 years and was an engineer for Air New Zealand so we thought he would have a more methodological process of looking for the problem rather than us just looking and poking. From ...

Wine, Beer & Earthquakes, Amberley, New Zealand travel blog

Wine, Beer & Earthquakes

A travel blog entry by edsutch

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... our own money out, with zero notice that they would start to do this. So we've had to open up a bank account in New Zealand. Luckily we have car insurance documents that have just been sent to Debbie and Marks , with our names on. Otherwise we wouldn't ...

Amberely, sort of civilisation!, Amberley, New Zealand travel blog

Amberely, sort of civilisation!

A travel blog entry by edsutch

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... somewhere, in a completely new country... We did fine though and didn't get lost. We just couldn't find their house when we got to Amberley as it was almost hidden away. Eventually we spotted it, parked up and went to say hi to the family. It wasn't at ...

Welcome to Christchurch!, Leithfield,  New Zealand travel blog

Welcome to Christchurch!

A travel blog entry by donnartw2012

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Workaway experience #2 l can't believe I left my phone/camera in my bag today... Met Davinia and Hunter (age 3) at the airport at 11:30am. By 3pm, I've: •helped milk about 150 cows (wearing my borrowed clothes, apron and gum boots and still get cow ...

Meeting the Dusky Dolphins, Amberley, New Zealand travel blog

Meeting the Dusky Dolphins

A travel blog entry by benjandkori

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... for. They did not so we turned around. Although it was a fruitless hour's search, our plan B site, by the sea just outside Amberley, was a lovely place to bed down for the night. We arrived to fine facilities as the site was being bathed in the last of ...

Leaving Amberley, off to Nelson!, Amberley, New Zealand travel blog

Leaving Amberley, off to Nelson!

A travel blog entry by christine13

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Woke up at 6:30 had toast and were on our way to the bus depot in Amberley. I snagged a $50 bus ticket on the Naked Bus! The bus was to pick me up at 8 and by 8:15 I was on route! Roads were a bit windy coming in to kaikoura, i must have slept through ...

Happy Farming!, Amberley, New Zealand travel blog

Happy Farming!

A travel blog entry by mjworldtour

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Aus geplanten 2 Wochen wurden dann wohl knappe 8. Unerwartet. Aber dafuer wirklich schoene 8 Wochen. Vielleicht aus Bequemheit oder weil es uns wirklich gut gefallen hat und wir uns mit Jess und George angefreundet haben, vielleicht auch wegen den ...

Playing Nurse for two weeks, Amberley, New Zealand travel blog

Playing Nurse for two weeks

A travel blog entry by joanne.schwenke

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... little brother, Leighton. A few odd chores on Sunday, organizing a mobile phone for my stay, then a visit to see how my new patient is doing. When Leighton, Jill and I walked into mum's room she was sound asleep, looking very little amongst her ...

the beez neez, Amberley beach, New Zealand travel blog

the beez neez

A travel blog entry by botato11

... by a bbq using the meat pack Sharon and Dennis won in a raffle. a pretty fun friday night at the beez neez in amberley beach. g'day Sharon and Dennis!, haha and after all this partying, st patty's day is tom, haha off to melbourne though for ...

Moeraki boulders 2 Leithfield beach, Leithfield, New Zealand travel blog

Moeraki boulders 2 Leithfield beach

A travel blog entry by beamar

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Guete morge Zmorge vom Schatz gmacht...... Mampf..... Ab die boulders go aaluege, e herrlige Sandstrandspaziergang vill länger als aagno. Es hett sich uf jede Fall glohnt, die sinn super.....eins drfo gseht us wie wenn s Alien grad gschlüpft ...

Leithfield, Leithfield, New Zealand travel blog

Leithfield

A travel blog entry by deaglel

Willkommen in leithfield. Dieser Ort hat ein Café und eine Bar. Das war's auch schon. Hier haben wir Verwandte von Rachael besucht. Diese haben ein Riesen Grundstück und zwei Hunde. War ziemlich cool mit denen zu spielen und zum Abend gabs auch ...

A look back in time, Amberley Beach, New Zealand travel blog

A look back in time

A travel blog entry by bruce_n_ros

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... : Fish and chips, carrots, peas PHOTOS:  Leithfield Church, plaque, Leithfield Hotel, wagon Day 39 – Tues 1 March – Amberley Beach It was a better morning so Ros got the sheets and towels washed while the weather was OK. Robyn and Ros ...

Landscaping Mums' house with Lil Bro, Amberley, New Zealand travel blog

Landscaping Mums' house with Lil Bro

A travel blog entry by joanne.schwenke

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Cheviot and Amberley, Amberley, New Zealand travel blog

Cheviot and Amberley

A travel blog entry by jessieanddavid

... was the nicest and featured a small library and a couple of nice cafe's. After this we drove through the wine region of Amberley which was full of beautiful vineyards with mountains as there backdrops. Tonights camp spot was quiet and based in a small ...

Hanmer Springs, Amberley Beach, New Zealand travel blog

Hanmer Springs

A travel blog entry by marcandnat

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... slightly. After a funfilled couple of hours we picked up some bits in the supermarket and headed to our final destination of the day, Amberley Beach, just north of Christchurch. We had a bit of rain on the way, and when we arrived which meant setting up ...

Extra Pics, Amberley Beach, New Zealand travel blog

Extra Pics

A travel blog entry by jimandpaula

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Some extra pics which we hope you will enjoy.  We really do need to invest in a new camera because our old one doesn't seem to do justice to the scenery; however will give you a little bit of an idea of what we are looking at. See below for extra ...

We are here . . ., Leithfield Beach, New Zealand travel blog

We are here . . .

A travel blog entry by hursty1554

Mornin all,  I am now in New Zealand at my daughters drum in South Island, Leithfield Beach. Weather here is late autumn, clear skies and lovely sunshine. Doubtful it will stay that way though. Arrived here from Sydney at 2230 Tuesday evening. We ...

Update, Leithfield Beach, New Zealand travel blog

Update

A travel blog entry by hursty1554

... dreadful past when the local guy flipped his lid and massacred I believe, 8 people. It's the single worst criminal incident in New Zealand. On the beach at Aramoana at dusk, we watched yellow eyed penguins coming across the beach to roost (Well two ...

I don't believe it!! It's SNOWING!!, Amberley, New Zealand travel blog

I don't believe it!! It's SNOWING!!

A travel blog entry by joanne.schwenke

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