Travel Blogs from Waiheke Island, New Zealand

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Sailng to Waiheke, Hauraki Gulf, New Zealand travel blog

Sailng to Waiheke

A travel blog entry by fyrelizard

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... . Breakfast was perfect (coffee and ketchup made all the difference), and after checking the weather we decided to head farther round Waiheke to Palm Beach, and return to Auckland late afternoon. We swam again at Palm Beach. Si repeated his walking on ...

Mozzies!, Waiheke Island, New Zealand travel blog

Mozzies!

A travel blog entry by rich

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... , so she wasn't as late to bed this time (although we were still the last ones up at 1.30am). My final day on Waiheke Island was a glorious one, and I spent most of it at Little Oneroa Beach reading and listening to my music. I actually finished the ...

"Fourth Dimension"

A travel blog entry by fyrelizard

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... took her for a spin out to Waiheke. The first day was glorious. We made an early start and reached Oneroa on Waiheke Island by mid afternoon. The winds were reasonable without being scary. On arrival at Oneroa we realised that we risked becoming low ...

Hogmanay on Waiheke Island, Waiheke Island, New Zealand travel blog

Hogmanay on Waiheke Island

A travel blog entry by carolandthomas

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... frantic texts and a 6 hour bus journey we managed to join up with our Wellington flatties Christine and Josh and their friends on Waiheke Island, just out of Auckland. We stocked up on the beers and a bottle of Jack and started drinking in the New Year, ...

The Sequin, Scourge of the Seven Seas, Hauraki Gulf, New Zealand travel blog

The Sequin, Scourge of the Seven Seas

A travel blog entry by fyrelizard

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... me, were Jill, Keith, Pablo and Ben. Auckland's long summer decided to continue for the Easter weekend, and a circumnavigation of Waiheke was the perfect way to make the most of it. Our hoped-for twilight sail to Issie Bay turned into motoring, as we ...

Auckland to Whaitianga, Whaitianga, New Zealand travel blog

Auckland to Whaitianga

A travel blog entry by mattmcshane

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So after a mammoth 2 hours of sleep, we awoke and packed our bags to check out of the brilliant ACB hostel. Rather embarrassingly the 2 blokes of the reception were the 2 I encountered the night before. I, being under the influence I must add, managed ...

Beautiful Coromandel, N of Cormandel Town, Coromandel Peninsula, New Zealand travel blog

Beautiful Coromandel

A travel blog entry by emanddave

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Up to another glorious day of sunshine although the weather forecast did not look great. Were told by Viv and Jane that Coromandel should be lovely today which was fortunate as that was where we were heading. Drove further north through Thames and up ...

Waiheke Wineries By Bike, Waiheke Island, Auckland, New Zealand travel blog

Waiheke Wineries By Bike

A travel blog entry by russiatooz

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We gave the van a rest this weekend and took the passenger ferry over to Waiheke Island with Pamela and Chris. Waiheke is one of the larger islands in Auckland's Hauraki Gulf, and being only 45 minutes by ferry from the city centre, it's become another ...

The final chapter with Phil in it!, Waiheke Island, New Zealand travel blog

The final chapter with Phil in it!

A travel blog entry by molehole

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22/01/07 left Wellington... phew.... a quick plane journey to Auckland, bus to the ferry terminal and then the 35 minute ferry to Waiheke Island! I have been yabbering on to Phil about Waiheke since he got to NZ. It was where I stayed for 5 nights at Xmas ...

The Rockwall, Road Safety and Stratford A n P show, Waiheke Island, New Zealand travel blog

The Rockwall, Road Safety and Stratford A n P show

A travel blog entry by lucystu

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... instructor because it was inspiring for the girls. On the Friday we were running the programmes at the probation centre in New Plymouth. I was concerned about these groups but they turned out to be great. They were mostly older people who clearly hadn't ...

Around Town, Waiheke Island, New Zealand travel blog

Around Town

A travel blog entry by teresaingreece

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Today was a beach day.Alison and i walked down to the beach 2 blocks from her house. In previous photos you could see the water from her house and thats the bay we went to. Extremely hot we managed to last just an hour . Not havin any sun block i ...

Waiheke Island, Waiheke Island, New Zealand travel blog

Waiheke Island

A travel blog entry by cb_goes_again

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... natuurlijk!! De boot ging al snel (de eerste ging dus echt gewoon om 7.00 in de ochtend :-D) en daarna stond ik op Waiheke Island, in New Zealand, om 7.45 in de ochtend. Op de boot had ik met een meisje gepraat en zij en haar vriend boden aan om mij naar ...

Oh I do like to be beside the seaside - not!, Orere Point, New Zealand travel blog

Oh I do like to be beside the seaside - not!

A travel blog entry by silverappletree

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... into a tent and shut the door. The facilities and people are great but the sites are just not what I was looking for. Are all New Zealand campsites like this? Once I’d filled up the water tank and got settled I decided to walk down to the beach to ...

Moonlighting, illegal fishing and killer sandflies, Waiheke Island, New Zealand travel blog

Moonlighting, illegal fishing and killer sandflies

A travel blog entry by paigebink

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Today we did nothing! Well, almost. We slept in, as the ghetto cheap camping has no 'check out time' (P.S 'the man' did come and collect the money in the dark last night as promised. He was a Maori Rasta lol) then we headed out of Raglan. We made a quick ...

Stalked By Mosquitos, Waiheke Island, New Zealand travel blog

Stalked By Mosquitos

A travel blog entry by shepsj08

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... of my obvious non-Kiwi voice. In addition to classes, I got to leave the island for a little bit. Sean and I took a ferry to Waiheke Island, which is not too far off the coast, to go to another 21st birthday party. The island was beautiful and we saw ...

Showing Gina Waiheke Island, Waiheke Island, New Zealand travel blog

Showing Gina Waiheke Island

A travel blog entry by ditch

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On boxing day we took Gina to Waiheke Island, which is a favourite excursion of Naomi and mine as it only takes 30 minutes on a ferry but feels like a million miles from Auckland. We drove around the island and ended up at Mudbrick Vineyard...a great ...

Wine, Water and Rain, Waiheke Island, New Zealand travel blog

Wine, Water and Rain

A travel blog entry by mmejojo

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After two lovely sunny days in Auckland, I decided to treat myself to a wine tour on Waiheke Island. Waiheke should have 35% less rain than Auckland, but the inevitable happened, it started to rain, which coloured all my pictures and my mood a light shade ...

Xmas greetings from Waiheke Island!!!, Waiheke, New Zealand travel blog

Xmas greetings from Waiheke Island!!!

A travel blog entry by molehole

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MERRY CHRISTMAS EVERYONE !!!!! Its Xmas day and I am sitting in my swanky apartment on Waiheke Island (35 minutes by ferry from Auckland) I have a spectacular view of the surrounding coastline and national park. I have the use of a ...

Catching up over Rugby and Wine Tastings, Waiheke Island, New Zealand travel blog

Catching up over Rugby and Wine Tastings

A travel blog entry by nloon

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... was only abut 5 or 6. Now thats a while ago!   We were up early Saturday morning to catch the car ferry to Waiheke Island just off the East coast of Auckland where my cousin Jonathan is living with his partner Tess, who is originally from the ...

Escape From Auckland, Waiheke Island, New Zealand travel blog

Escape From Auckland

A travel blog entry by ljohnston325

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Well I've finally managed to really get out of the city, for more than just a few hours.  Waiheke Island is really great and only a 35 minute ferry ride from the city.  I stayed here last night and will be here again tonight, heading back to the ...

Just some pics, Waiheke Island, New Zealand travel blog

Just some pics

A travel blog entry by teresaingreece

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Here are a few more pics i couldn't get on the other page. Later on in my blog i may get some pics up of homes here. The architecture is amazing , modern and i love all the glass that they put in . The realestate mag. i checked out didn't have too many ...

On my own, Waiheke Island, New Zealand travel blog

On my own

A travel blog entry by jordanancel

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... to bring people together, and it's a fairly large online community. Petra is cool. Sh'e from Germany and has been living on Waiheke for 4 years. She has a 2 year old daughter named Dawa (pronounced dah-vah), which is Tibetan for "moon." We loaded my gear ...

Waiheke Island, Waiheke Island, New Zealand travel blog

Waiheke Island

A travel blog entry by samandchantal

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... met a lovely Kiwi lady (Kim) and they moved to a beautiful island.  Hence we found ourselves on the stunning island of Waiheke for their beach wedding in paradise. It's a tiny, quiet island with about the same population as Ledbury, surrounded by ...

Cruise around the harbour and onto Devonport, Devonport, New Zealand travel blog

Cruise around the harbour and onto Devonport

A travel blog entry by samira_steve

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... the first one was nicer. I then went to the harbour to catch my cruise around the harbour passing Devonport, Rangitoto Island and Waiheke Island. Quite impressive. The weather didn't look very promising, so I took my rain coat, left my sunglasses thinking ...

Waiheke Island, Waiheke Island, New Zealand travel blog

Waiheke Island

A travel blog entry by life-at-kiwis

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... . Die ca. 40 minütige Bootstour bot einen atemberaubenden Blick auf die Skyline von Auckland und zahlreiche kleinere Inseln. Waiheke Island selbst ist in Worten kaum zu beschreiben - die Insel bietet eine unglaubliche Vielfalt an Pflanzen, kombiniert mit ...

Island Paradise Again, Waiheke, New Zealand travel blog

Island Paradise Again

A travel blog entry by drpymm

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... hour south of Auckland; all the family was round and we got a bit homesick seeing all the arguing. Next day we headed off to Waiheke for a 4 day stay over Easter - Waiheke is a 1 hour ferry journey from Auckland, and is a wine and art haven, with lots of ...

Road trip around the Island, Waiheke Island, New Zealand travel blog

Road trip around the Island

A travel blog entry by teresaingreece

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... winery which is located on the far side of the island with a view of the beach . Man of War has grapes growing all over the island. We had a few tasting and purchased a glass of wine to drink at the picnic tables on the front lawn. We had packed a lunch ...

Alisons place, Waiheke Island, New Zealand travel blog

Alisons place

A travel blog entry by teresaingreece

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... . I think the pine out front is the most beautiful of all pines. We will be leaving on the 18th to tour the north island of New Zealand in Alisons car.Serveral stops are planned to visit her friends and family. Most will give us a bed for the night. So ...

The Dougi is not amused!, Orere Point, New Zealand travel blog

The Dougi is not amused!

A travel blog entry by silverappletree

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Hi its Dave Had a quick chat with her ladyship this morning. Messages are taking forever to get through, she's receiving them but they are taking about 12 hours for replies to get to the UK, so don't worry if you haven't heard from her, she's safe! ...

Getting stuff done, Waiheke Island, New Zealand travel blog

Getting stuff done

A travel blog entry by teresaingreece

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Today we are tieing up some loose ends with Alison. She works witha friend Andrew who is a contractor, helping him sort out a friends little projects and running around getting prices for lumber and other materials required for the project. We are ...

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