Travel Blogs from Tauranga, New Zealand

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Long Live the 60's, Owera, New Zealand travel blog

Long Live the 60's

A travel blog entry by jackdrury

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... your first name." Ellen helped. We went into a major grocery store yesterday to buy a bottle of wine. While Ellen sought a fine New Zealand Shiraz, I wandered about until I stumbled upon the bread section. It was as large as any we have in Canada, but ...

Rest Day in Tauranga, Tauranga, New Zealand travel blog

Rest Day in Tauranga

A travel blog entry by scott_and_amy

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We decided we needed a rest day after all our driving and hiking, so we took the short drive to Tauranga, which is the principle city of the Bay of Plenty with the huge population of 58,500 people. We quickly found a motel on the strand and set up camp ...

Tauranga - Beach Life, Tauranga, New Zealand travel blog

Tauranga - Beach Life

A travel blog entry by andanddan

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... street, but soon we were on our way back to the beach. It was a somewhat overcast day, but we have discovered that here in New Zealand the sun does not necessarily need to be blazing to burn you. We stopped off briefly to pick up a few cold beers and ...

On the tee, Tauranga, New Zealand travel blog

On the tee

A travel blog entry by woggley

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Went to Waihi beach and had a really nice breakfast/brunch on the way down to Tauranga. Thought I would check out the golf course as it's rated, and climb the Mount at the airport, so I did. The golf course is $90, or $45 with a member so it looks like ...

Be-utiful beach......, Tauranga, New Zealand travel blog

Be-utiful beach......

A travel blog entry by fouritchyfeet

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Day 314 ; We traveled ooo about 1km this morning before we stopped for the day, we spent the whole day at the beach relaxing, sleeping and getting burned, sorry I mean tan! The beach was so beautiful with big rocks coming out of the sea right on the ...

Green Grass, Yellow Sulphur, Tauranga, New Zealand travel blog

Green Grass, Yellow Sulphur

A travel blog entry by jdcotton

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We had a two-hour drive to Tauranga where we had a business lunch and dinner planned with the company we were visiting Monday. The countryside of NZ this time of year is incredibly lush, with rich green grass everywhere, and very hilly and varied ...

Wedding Day, Tauranga, New Zealand travel blog

Wedding Day

A travel blog entry by nzgreenie

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... on in the trip. The wedding day itself was comfortably mild and overcast but the next day at the barbeque Tauranga turns on the heat I'm in New Zealand for, nearly 30 degrees and those of us who travelled from London to the wedding could barely move. ...

tauanga new zealand, Tauranga, New Zealand travel blog

tauanga new zealand

A travel blog entry by darrensemailuk

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Tauranga Day 1, Tauranga, New Zealand travel blog

Tauranga Day 1

A travel blog entry by gorkel

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... ; Everyone at the hostel was nice (as always) there were several girls from Germany, a guy from Spain, and a lot of people from New Zealand who were visiting while on their holiday. Later that night, I headed out by myself to the nearest pub to have a ...

Bypass!, Tauranga, New Zealand travel blog

Bypass!

A travel blog entry by sjw_uk

We then left Rotorua with the intentions of going to Waihi Beach, via Tauranga... but when we arrived at these places, the weather put a dampener of things and we kept on driving to ...

Photos from last posting, Tauranga, New Zealand travel blog

Photos from last posting

A travel blog entry by dianadoone

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To get round the problem of non-saving photos, ...

Week three, Tauranga, New Zealand travel blog

Week three

A travel blog entry by epbrody

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... us graciously into their home...and provided me with internet access. tomorrow we will see Andrew Lorrey again. He is giving Buzz some new Zealand wood to take home for carving. We head south tomorrow and plan to be in Feilding on Saturday. We had ...

Cafe life, Tauranga, New Zealand travel blog

Cafe life

A travel blog entry by dianadoone

... the local fare and there is a good range of cafes and restaurants in the Mount, which seems to have more to offer than Tauranga itself which has an odd sort of centre and has rather wasted it's waterfront by having gaming bars and the usual pub fare in ...

Debrief and Returning Home, Tauranga, New Zealand travel blog

Debrief and Returning Home

A travel blog entry by gerrardnate

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... up on relationships, and prepare for what God has called me to next. God spoke very clearly to me that I am to return to Tauranga, New Zealand to staff the next DTS in January. The staff training begins January 12th, 2014. The DTS begins toward the end of ...

Bay of Plenty, Tauranga, New Zealand travel blog

Bay of Plenty

A travel blog entry by tripofalifetime

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With my brother arriving in New Zealand, it was time to hit the road again after a month being static. First stop was Tauranga in the Bay of Plenty. The weather was glorious for us here, you could not have known it was winter at at all. We had a couple ...

no entry only pin, Tauranga, New Zealand travel blog

no entry only pin

A travel blog entry by james21

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Tauranga - not much to do in such a busy old place, Tauranga, New Zealand travel blog

Tauranga - not much to do in such a busy old place

A travel blog entry by ukjenjen

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Have been in Tauranga for 2 days now and its such a busy place that I haven't really done much...been writing all these blogs and sorting out my pictures mainly seeing as I have my laptop back now! Today I actually went back to the mount as it was such a ...

Mount Maunganui stay, Tauranga, New Zealand travel blog

Mount Maunganui stay

A travel blog entry by dianadoone

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... of a town house with views over the harbour and the Mount itself. This is a 232m hill at the end of a peninsula next to Tauranga harbour, called Mauao in Maori. It is quite a lively place - in summer anyway- with plenty of bars and restaurants and ...

Hot lakes, rainy coasts, and poor planning, Tauranga, New Zealand travel blog

Hot lakes, rainy coasts, and poor planning

A travel blog entry by 1stclasscamping

... for the next three days… we drove up along the coast, stopped at some random places, and would up in our final destination (Tauranga) far too late.  We ended up at some expensive hostel, which was the only one still open, so we had no ...

Five weeks to go, Tauranga, New Zealand travel blog

Five weeks to go

A travel blog entry by ethansamjencol

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The countdown is on with 5 weeks to departure ...

Omanu beach, Tauranga, New Zealand travel blog

Omanu beach

A travel blog entry by sheilamarsh

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We drove to the Pacific coast and the waves were quite ...

End of Week Six, Tauranga, New Zealand travel blog

End of Week Six

A travel blog entry by gerrardnate

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... of preparation! We are one team out of six being sent out to share God's love. Teams are going to Malaysia, Turkey, New Zealand, Philippines, Thailand, and Fiji. I believe our team will be spending a lot of time with children in orphanages. I miss many ...

Week Seven: Relationships Week, Tauranga, New Zealand travel blog

Week Seven: Relationships Week

A travel blog entry by gerrardnate

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Hey Everyone!, This week was relationship week. We looked at relationships from how God sees relationships. We learned about relationship between God and man, man and others, and romantic relationships. One of our leaders suggested that the guys prepare ...

Day 5 - Tauranga, Tauranga, New Zealand travel blog

Day 5 - Tauranga

A travel blog entry by olliver

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... for some yummy local fish & chips We then went looking for some thermal springs & boiling mud pools We decided to head back to Tauranga as it started to rain On our way back we stopped at Kiwi 360 - a huge Kiwi fruit farm Tomorrow we will be ...

Nightlife, Tauranga, New Zealand travel blog

Nightlife

A travel blog entry by dianadoone

... slightly less lively than the Friday but the restaurants were fuller and we reminded ourselves how much we preferred it to Tauranga centre. I had noted in the Lonely Planet with reference to Auckland that the comment on nightlife was; forget it unless ...

Quick update, Tauranga, New Zealand travel blog

Quick update

A travel blog entry by gerrardnate

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... . Please pray for unity, courage, financial support, and love amongst our group We also may be doing some type of group donation or fundraiser online or in New Zealand. I love you all and pray that you are encouraged and know the love of Christ ...

We are Family...meet the cousins Olivia & Rose, Tauranga, New Zealand travel blog

We are Family...meet the cousins Olivia & Rose

A travel blog entry by musictechqueen

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We spent 3 fun, relaxed, amazing days in the beautiful coastal port city of Tauranga with Chris's brother Peter, his wife Ingrid, and their two beautiful girls Olivia (10) and Rose (7). Zach was glued to the girls from the moment we arrived especially ...

SOL 38: touring with Lee and Marie Hoggard, Tauranga, New Zealand travel blog

SOL 38: touring with Lee and Marie Hoggard

A travel blog entry by svensadventures

... rides and Marie and I talked about refinishing furniture and shopping. We had an unforgettable visit and left feeling like we could visit Tauranga anytime, drop into the local coffee stop, say hello to the owner, Janet, and get a free flat white. It's so ...

Tauranga Day 2, Tauranga, New Zealand travel blog

Tauranga Day 2

A travel blog entry by gorkel

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... of the time that he is in New Zealand.  He met them (Paul, Christa, and their 4 kids) on his last trip to New Zealand.  The Belcaster's are originally from Chicago who are friends with Greg (who was the guy whom we know from college) and they ...

Off to Work We Go, Tauranga, New Zealand travel blog

Off to Work We Go

A travel blog entry by clandybar

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... was amusing. One of the most amusing people we met was a young guy from Japan that was quite out of his element in New Zealand. We went in his car everyday to the orchard and on several occasions he drove into trees and fences trying to navigate up ...

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