Travel Blogs from Te Awamutu, New Zealand

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Wahiao Maori Village & Rotorua SkyLine, Te Awamutu, New Zealand travel blog

Wahiao Maori Village & Rotorua SkyLine

A travel blog entry by hollyandstewart

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... ;cord for them to be released right over the mountain edge. It reached speeds of 150km in 2 seconds. In the evening we drove to Te Awamutu to Cheries Parents to stay the night. Cherie was breathalised by Police on the way back from us visiting her ...

Geburtstag am Ende der Welt., Te Awamutu, New Zealand travel blog

Geburtstag am Ende der Welt.

A travel blog entry by hannaronja

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... Land das hier ist. Mama und Papa, Danke, dass es euch gibt! Lisa und ihre Mama haben mich dann zum Mittagessen nach Te Awamutu ( ca. 10min entfernte Stadt) eingeladen, haben in einem leckeren Cafe gegessen, und ich bin Lisa sehr dankbar, dass sie sich so ...

Frodo and Sam return to the Shire, Matamata/Hobbiton, New Zealand travel blog

Frodo and Sam return to the Shire

A travel blog entry by maireadandconor

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... restore film sets to their original state after filming, meaning that there are no longer any of the sets remaining anywhere in New Zealand. Except for one... Hobbiton. Due to heavy rains, it was deemed unsafe for the diggers to destroy the hobbit holes ...

Te Awamutu, Te Awamutu, New Zealand travel blog

Te Awamutu

A travel blog entry by jenandbatton

Please stay @ Bleskie Farmstay, 296 Storey Road, Te Awamutu, NZ email Reglua on sophy@ihug.co.nz A must stay if you are in the North ...

Where have all the hobbits gone?, Mata Mata, New Zealand travel blog

Where have all the hobbits gone?

A travel blog entry by sundborg

We were driving right past it so, we had to go and see it didn't we??? Hobbiton! The only Lord of the Rings tour we've done here and it's the only one that actually gives you something to see. It was pretty cool walking around the hobbiton set, ...

Rotorura, Rotorura, New Zealand travel blog

Rotorura

A travel blog entry by beckyandlindsay

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A very steamy place (and also quite stinky as it smells like sulphur)! Rotorura is in a thermal area of New Zealand with lots of hot springs, hot bubbling mud pools and volcanic activity. We also went mountain biking - it is supposed to be one of the 10 ...

and the sounds of Te Awamutu..., Te Awamutu, New Zealand travel blog

and the sounds of Te Awamutu...

A travel blog entry by ddkingston

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She came all the way from America. She had a blind date with destiny. And the sounds of Te Awamutu, had a truly sacred ring. No its not some little poem I thought up, but the opening lines to the 1986 Crowded House song Mean to Me.  Turns out Te ...

It's Go-Live Day!, Te Awamutu, New Zealand travel blog

It's Go-Live Day!

A travel blog entry by cindy.gehringer

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... place.  The internet is good, but its managed by a 3rd party, so you have to go back to the front desk and ask for another slip with a new password worth 200mb of data. It's kind of a pain, but its at least internet that I can communicate ...

Cambridge Ribbon Trial, Te Awamutu, New Zealand travel blog

Cambridge Ribbon Trial

A travel blog entry by suemckee

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... were slightly crazy going over to Cambridge, but as we approached the weather did look a little better than what we had left in Te Awamutu.  It actually stayed quite fine for the first run, but the heavens opened in Rez's jumpers C run - honestly I ...

Work and more work., Te Awamutu, New Zealand travel blog

Work and more work.

A travel blog entry by cindy.gehringer

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... 's house for dinner.  John, who was the General Manager under Holcim, is now the Vice President and General Manger of Graymont New Zealand and newest member of Graymont's SLT. They have a beautiful old home built in 1926 that has the most beautiful ...

Time Warp in Te Awamutu, Te Awamutu, New Zealand travel blog

Time Warp in Te Awamutu

A travel blog entry by theclossonclan

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... a leaky boat”. One of them went on to form the band Crowded House. This is the town that Kim lived in when he was in New Zealand in 1991-1992. He was hired to come and coach wrestling, and he lived with the Vincent family for most of the time. Paul ...

A day of travel, Te Awamutu, New Zealand travel blog

A day of travel

A travel blog entry by tourtaidnanny

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Since we spent most of today in the car driving from Whangarei to Te Awamutu via Cambridge and didn't have a very exciting 5 hours I thought I'd tell you about some of the random things we have seen or heard or smelt or touched or thought about whilst we ...

One more day!, Te Awamutu, New Zealand travel blog

One more day!

A travel blog entry by cindy.gehringer

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Well I'm actually reaching the end of my trip. One more night, two days of work. But soon starting our long trip home. I hope to tell you I am more than ready! It's been an incredible trip, I still believe it's a chance of a lifetime. However I am ready ...

Kakepuku Track, Pokuru, New Zealand travel blog

Kakepuku Track

A travel blog entry by nzsarah

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I was longing to get out of Hamilton this weekend, so I decided to join up with Meg, Karen, Morgan, and Jenna to do some more tramping.  We caught the 7:40am bus out of Uni into town, picked up the rental car and an hour later we were headed up Mt. ...

Meeting up with Simon in Te Amutu, Te Awamutu, New Zealand travel blog

Meeting up with Simon in Te Amutu

A travel blog entry by tourtaidnanny

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We left New Plymouth for the long drive through volcanic countryside to meet up with Taid's cousin Simon and his wife Bridget. The soil is really fertile but the lumps and bumps make it unsuitable for growing much. But there are lots of cows...and a few ...

Final Placement, Te Awamutu, New Zealand travel blog

Final Placement

A travel blog entry by kalie

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... , which is my final placement. The clinic is the headquarters for VetEnt, a company with 25 branches all over New Zealand. In order to get to Te Awamutu, I was looking at a 11 hour bus ride, which would have been interesting as I could see more of the ...

I'm Dreaming of a Green Christmas?, Te Awamutu, New Zealand travel blog

I'm Dreaming of a Green Christmas?

A travel blog entry by theclossonclan

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... conditioned to prepare for Christmas when the weather is cold and there is snow on the ground. The Christmas holiday season in New Zealand coincides with the start of the summer holidays as school lets out for their long summer break right before ...

"That engine's not very happy."

A travel blog entry by nzsarah

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We managed to already break the van.    We headed out early this morning to Waitomo Caves for a 5 hour black water rafting adventure.  Everything was going great. The directions seemed to be getting us there.  We had made it about ...

Meine Woofing-Zeit, Te Awamutu, New Zealand travel blog

Meine Woofing-Zeit

A travel blog entry by kathrinteister

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... 10 von 10. Gruselig. Naja dann hab ich erstmal ueber eine stunde ein nickerchen im auto gemacht und bin dann weiter nach te awamutu zu meiner woofingstelle. Der tag war eigentlich ein bisschen geplant aber das weiss ich ja auch schon dass man in nz keine ...

Leaving my comfort zone, Te Awamutu, New Zealand travel blog

Leaving my comfort zone

A travel blog entry by emmaspiers

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Last day in the hometown for a while.... I was feeling a little nervous, mainly because I was so relaxed and everything felt right, it made me think something was wrong. Had I forgotten something, would I arrive in Santiago and be stuck or maybe had I ...

my first kiwi...not the fruit...and not the people, Te Awamutu, New Zealand travel blog

my first kiwi...not the fruit...and not the people

A travel blog entry by ecburton

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I was sore today, my whole body, arms, legs, feet, hands, everything. but i figure it was well worth it! Today me and Alan went to a bird sanctuary, i got to see my first kiwis, there weird looking things, and watching them run is hilarious. we ...

Day 9 - Animals everywhere, Te Awamutu, New Zealand travel blog

Day 9 - Animals everywhere

A travel blog entry by wgraef

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... ourselves in some heavy traffic while leaving Hamilton, and ended up staying at the Roadrunner Motel & Holiday Park in Te Awamutu (between a factory and some more factories). On the campsite we met another animal, a little playful kitten, I want ...

I'm up I'm up......never mind, Te Awamutu, New Zealand travel blog

I'm up I'm up......never mind

A travel blog entry by ecburton

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I made it to Alan and Joys house. Joy picked me up from Hamilton where the stray bus dropped me off. had a fantastic super and hung out. this morning I got a farm tour from Alan, i got to see milk cows (and ...

Home cooking, Te Awamutu, New Zealand travel blog

Home cooking

A travel blog entry by suemckee

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... more like dairy country - we saw a herd of cows making their way slowly back from the milking shed as we left Otorohanga towards Te Awamutu, also prime dairy country.  Rob was brought up around these parts, Pukeatua to be exact, on a farm that his ...

Christmas in New Zealand, Te Awamutu, New Zealand travel blog

Christmas in New Zealand

A travel blog entry by tballsworldtrip

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Today we celebrated Christmas in New Zealand.  On Christmas morning, we got up and opened presents.  I got surf lessons and a trip to The Bay of Islands to go swimming with the dolphins.  Then we went to a friends house for lunch.  The ...

Fun on the farm!, Te Awamutu, New Zealand travel blog

Fun on the farm!

A travel blog entry by lucyandglen

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See photos..! x x ...

Back at it., Te Awamutu, New Zealand travel blog

Back at it.

A travel blog entry by cindy.gehringer

Back to work today - just an 11 hour day today!  No pictures.  Good day of accomplishments, but now comes the time where everyone has a problem and when I enter any room 4 people call my name for help - if it was only because they really ...

Visiting Kristy and the cows!, Te Awamutu, New Zealand travel blog

Visiting Kristy and the cows!

A travel blog entry by paulontheroad

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Having spend a couple of days traveling up from Queenstown to Te Awamutu via Christchurch and Auckland Kristy picked me up from town and we headed to her place, right on her parents dairy farm. That afternoon I went out on the farm with Kristy firstly ...

Ankle disaster!, Te Awamutu, New Zealand travel blog

Ankle disaster!

A travel blog entry by lucyandglen

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We have both been working hard on the farm, milking, spraying pesticide, fencing, painting the dog kennels as well as trips up to Auckland to help out with the shooting business (Glen gets to practise his shooting regularly, he is a very good shot! I got ...

Galopp, Crowded house och magont, Te Awamutu, New Zealand travel blog

Galopp, Crowded house och magont

A travel blog entry by mattiaslindholm

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... " target="_blank" rel="nofollow">https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lUQnY8aUYp0</a> På nyårsdagen fortsatte resan mot Te Awamutu (hörde du namnet i låten?). På busshållplatsen blev jag upplockad av en kvinna som heter ...

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