Travel Blogs from Miranda, New Zealand

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Almost in Auckland, Miranda, New Zealand travel blog

Almost in Auckland

A travel blog entry by pollyandmikey

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... of Peroa, the birthplace of 'Lemon and Peroa’, a spring water drink which the Kiwi’s claim is ‘World Famous in New Zealand’.  We have not had it before so we bought some to accompany our lunch.  We gave it the thumbs up. ...

FMYF: The Macadamia Orchard, Miranda Hot Springs, New Zealand travel blog

FMYF: The Macadamia Orchard

A travel blog entry by silverappletree

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Gertie and I braved the rain today and went to visit a Macadamia Nut Orchard. They had 1,000 trees in the orchard which were about 30 years old. The trees don't start producing nuts until they are 4 or 5 years old. As old or older than some of you! You ...

Thousands of Arctic Migrants, Miranda, New Zealand travel blog

Thousands of Arctic Migrants

A travel blog entry by mistyandmark

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Stayed in a birders hostel last night with some great shorebird time during the high tides.  Plenty of birds close enough to see with binoculars and those that were farther were visible through the researchers spotting scope (called telescope ...

Back to the island, Miranda, New Zealand travel blog

Back to the island

A travel blog entry by teresaingreece

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... Craig and Nats trailer was parked . They purchases the land and plan to build a home for their retirement. In Australia and New Zealand they have sell homes that  have been moved from other properties. (relocatable homes)They they sell ...

Macadamias and Miranda Hot Springs, Miranda Hot Springs, New Zealand travel blog

Macadamias and Miranda Hot Springs

A travel blog entry by silverappletree

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... one possum that way and what with the (to me) bizarre scenery and the jungle like birdsong it seemed possible find anything in New Zealand. I’d driven along the Whenuakite road lots of times in the last couple of days (mainly while being lost) and ...

The Museum at Mercury Bay, Miranda, New Zealand travel blog

The Museum at Mercury Bay

A travel blog entry by silverappletree

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... Mercury pass in front of the sun (hence the name of the bay!), I learnt that 1,000 years ago Kupe sailed from Tahiti and found New Zealand when he worked out that the shining cuckoo migrated but not to any island that he knew about and I saw a stuffed Moa ...

Hot pools & the Coromandel, Miranda, New Zealand travel blog

Hot pools & the Coromandel

A travel blog entry by rtwmurraystyle

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... had had here. The people are great and the scenery spectacular. In fact almost every day in the car we marveled at some new site. Camping around the country was of course interesting experience and with the odd exception easier to sleep than I had ...

Day 63 - Miranda Hot Springs!, Miranda, New Zealand travel blog

Day 63 - Miranda Hot Springs!

A travel blog entry by alohagypsies

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... bay and the beaches were very small. The road hugged the edge of the ocean were it met the cliff. We were on our way to Miranda Hot Springs and Holiday Park. It was very cool to arrive in a town of my name. The holiday park was excellent and they had a ...

Jan 06, 2011, Miranda, New Zealand travel blog

Jan 06, 2011

A travel blog entry by tigertrip

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Firth of Thames, Miranda, New Zealand travel blog

Firth of Thames

A travel blog entry by therhodesies

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... the van appears to be burning around 9 ltrs of diesel per 100km, costing around $14.40 )5.50. Seems Ok for us so long as 'Rally' keeps the pace down. Talking of which Rally New Zealand is on while we are here so we may have to take in a stage or ...

A hot bath at the end of a long day., Miranda, New Zealand travel blog

A hot bath at the end of a long day.

A travel blog entry by thannigan

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... for 3 months and refitted his ships with the native Kauri wood and flax.  His purpose was to map the position of New Zealand by measuring when Mercury passed over the sun.  The bay is called Mercury bay and the islands nearby are called the ...

DAY 381 - AUCKLAND TO MIRANDA - SNAGGING, Miranda, New Zealand travel blog

DAY 381 - AUCKLAND TO MIRANDA - SNAGGING

A travel blog entry by kangarog

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... of the Coromandel Peninsula. We stopped just outside Auckland at a New World supermarket in Papakura and then carried on to a place called Miranda on the Firth of Thames just opposite the Coromandel Peninsula. I didn't want to drive any further today. The ...

What a Life, Miranda Hot Springs, New Zealand travel blog

What a Life

A travel blog entry by epbrody

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... a picnic lunch on the seafront and a stop at the Waiaua Fish market to get some fresh Gurnard for tonite’s dinner. Back at Miranda we changed into our bathingsuits (togs as they are called here) and had a soak in the 38degree Celsius (106F) mineral ...

Thames, Miranda, New Zealand travel blog

Thames

A travel blog entry by glenn.amanda

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Heading towards the last of our NZ journeys, Glenn and I went to the neck of the Coromandels and stayed at Miranda, a few kilometres past Thames, towards Auckland. Set a few kms from the beach, we stayed at a great park where the staff were really ...

Whitianga to Miranda, Miranda, New Zealand travel blog

Whitianga to Miranda

A travel blog entry by legoodtimesroll

... . We had wondered about staying here but it wasn't very inspiring so moved on. We have ended up staying at a place called Miranda which is in the middle of nowhere so we were surprised to find the campsite quite busy. We wandered along the coast which is ...

Jun 22, 2011, Miranda, New Zealand travel blog

Jun 22, 2011

A travel blog entry by tripnewzealand

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Waihi to Miranda, Miranda, New Zealand travel blog

Waihi to Miranda

A travel blog entry by jensen_family

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... Miranda which we thought was a town according to its feature on the map.  We found out upon arriving at our destination that Miranda was actually just a motor camp with its own hot mineral pool.  However, it was very nice, so we settled in there ...

Miranda Holiday Park and Hot spring, Miranda, New Zealand travel blog

Miranda Holiday Park and Hot spring

A travel blog entry by trpti

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Driving Day, Miranda, New Zealand travel blog

Driving Day

A travel blog entry by delclark

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... for once we were not the slowest, we managed to keep up with the faster moving traffic. Our campsite for the night was at Miranda. This is a small Campsite on "The Firth of Thames", there was a very welcome Take Away right next door as neither of us felt ...

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