Travel Blogs from Wellington, New Zealand

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Windy Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand travel blog

Windy Wellington

A travel blog entry by mtrmsd

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... it if you want to get another perspective on history, government, and especially authority. After applying for many jobs in Wellington, I feel that I might be heading to Queenstown to work in hotels (if possible). The area looks amazing and some of ...

Fond farewells..., Wellington, New Zealand travel blog

Fond farewells...

A travel blog entry by rich

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... to spend Christmas at Pacific Coast Lodge, as it has such a homely feel to it. If not, I will definitely return before I leave New Zealand...the beaches in Mount Maunganui will be irresistable in summer! After a long bus journey, in which I often found ...

Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand travel blog

Wellington

A travel blog entry by kimandrob

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Leaving Nelson we made the picturesque journey to Picton along the Queen Charlotte Drive in time for our afternoon crossing to North Island. Despite the bright sunshine and calm weather, the Cook Straits still provided a little stomach-turning swell to ...

Wellington-gateway to the South, Wellington, New Zealand travel blog

Wellington-gateway to the South

A travel blog entry by penguinmad

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... husband) enough, they are both very kind and generous people. Jackie took me to the air port for my flight down to Wellington, I was a bit worried that I might need to pay for my excess baggage, but the check-in woman very kindly ignored that my ...

Wellington to Auckland, Wellington, New Zealand travel blog

Wellington to Auckland

A travel blog entry by penguinmad

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A very early start, the coach turned up at 7am and we were off. Driving from Wellington to Auckland oh what fun! I had done this journey before but it was in a car and I could stop wherever I wanted it took longer but it made the trip a lot easier. We ...

...life is but a dream, Wellington, New Zealand travel blog

...life is but a dream

A travel blog entry by rachel_jodie

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... got a bit hectic. so, we were happy to hop on a bus out of there today, and now we are in wellington, the capital of new zealand. (it's also a city that is sitting on four major fault lines... they have frequent earthquakes here and all of the buildings ...

...not quite as windy!, Wellington, New Zealand travel blog

...not quite as windy!

A travel blog entry by jsnicka

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... we made it to Wellington for 5 in the afternoon. Had a 30 minute hike to the hostel which sucked but made it eventually. Wellington wasn't very windy today which is a surprise from the normal and also much different from the last time I was here. Quiet ...

Not-so-windy Wellington!, Wellington, New Zealand travel blog

Not-so-windy Wellington!

A travel blog entry by rich

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... to the Te Papo Museum with the girls, although we all split up once we got inside. This place is known as the 'Museum of New Zealand' and it is such a huge place that dominates the waterfront. The great thing about it is that it is interactive, and my ...

Ferry Ride from North to South, Wellington, New Zealand travel blog

Ferry Ride from North to South

A travel blog entry by carolandthomas

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... entered the Marlborough Sounds and were swept away by the amazing scenery. It was spectacular with the lush green hills and the sparkling blue sea. The weather was perfect for our trip and it's still one of our favourite days so far in New ...

The week that Wellington was closed, Wellington, North Island, New Zealand travel blog

The week that Wellington was closed

A travel blog entry by jawad

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This week is fast turning out to become the week that Wellington was closed. First the City Gallery was being refitted yesterday and now the National Library Gallery was also shut down. The National Portrait Gallery did one better and moved location ...

Working in Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand travel blog

Working in Wellington

A travel blog entry by mikeandrachel

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... us until we leave to do some more travelling of the South Island and Australia in December. You wouldn't believe Wellington is the capital of New Zealand. It is such a relaxed City which has a harbour, many beaches, and is surrounded by hills. This makes ...

I love Wellington in the springtime, Wellington, New Zealand travel blog

I love Wellington in the springtime

A travel blog entry by hels_belles

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... Lord of the Rings film where the hobbits have to get off the road, and Frodo has his first encounter with a ringwraith, cool eh! The view from the top of Mount Vic is awesome, you can see all of Wellington, and it gives an idea of how small the city ...

Random of photos of Wellington and around, Wellington, New Zealand travel blog

Random of photos of Wellington and around

A travel blog entry by carolandthomas

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Hi everyone, Just some random photos of around wellington that we have on a cd and thought I may as well put up here. Next post will most likely be after we have started our travels again on the 3rd December so look out for new ...

Back to Welly again!, Wellington, New Zealand travel blog

Back to Welly again!

A travel blog entry by hels_belles

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... ?BID=79) or beer or junk food for the last 10 days - well done Helen!! To celebrate that I'm gonna have the nicest pizza in New Zealand tonight (www.hell.co.nz), followed by a few beers - it's student night in Wellington and the beers are only $3 - ...

Scotland v Samoa Rugby Match, Wellington, New Zealand travel blog

Scotland v Samoa Rugby Match

A travel blog entry by carolandthomas

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... off to watch Scotland take on Samoa at the rugby! It was a fantastic night, one of our best yet since we arrived in New Zealand. Made all the better by the fact that Carly, a mate from home was arriving in Wellington that day with her boyfriend Joe ...

On the Road South, Rotorua, Lake Taupo, Mt. Tongarirro and Wellington, New Zealand travel blog

On the Road South

A travel blog entry by charmedlife

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After being stuck in 3 days of torrential rain, hanging out with cool folks at the On the Beach Hostel in Whitianga (pronounced Fitianga) meeting a guy from Maine, and getting my hair cut, I hit the road once again, this time heading south to Rotorua and ...

Bloody NZ weather!!, Taupo and Wellington, New Zealand travel blog

Bloody NZ weather!!

A travel blog entry by hels_belles

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Today was supposed to be skydive and bungy jump day in Taupo. We watched some geezer jump off the Taupo bungy thing, and even though I really don't want to do a bungy it's only $65 before 11am, so I thought 'get out of your comfort zone and try it!' We ...

Kaikoura to Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand travel blog

Kaikoura to Wellington

A travel blog entry by marshallmatters

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Update, Wellington, New Zealand travel blog

Update

A travel blog entry by piphunt

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Kia ora This blog is to let you all know that after a brief sojourn in Wellington and up north (mostly on the beautiful Waiheke Island), I am heading back to seek my fortune, so to speak, in China. I leave this Thursday. I hope to keep ...

Back on the North Island, Wellington, North Island, New Zealand travel blog

Back on the North Island

A travel blog entry by jawad

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Having spent two months touring around the South Island of New Zealand (not forgetting a few days on Stewart Island also) I'm back up north in Wellington. It's been a fun weekend catching up with friends and walking around the busy city streets again. ...

Boat to the North Island, Wellington, New Zealand travel blog

Boat to the North Island

A travel blog entry by roseyben

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The train was actually late, not by much but enough for us to just grab our bags and rush over to the ferry where huge ques have formed at every counter except one and this guy sends us straight to that one, lucky us. The ferry is humungous with 10 ...

Moving south, Wellington, New Zealand travel blog

Moving south

A travel blog entry by jwatson

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... being any commercials. New Zealand beat Italy, but it was humorous because the Italian team was happy they only lost 21-6, while New Zealand was disappointed they didn't play better even though they won. Go figure. Sunday was just more relaxing, along ...

Crossing the Divide, Wellington, New Zealand travel blog

Crossing the Divide

A travel blog entry by martinandkate

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... crossing and then parked in a small car park along Pirie Street at the base of Mount Victoria, the hill overlooking the city. Wellington looks to be a good size with a share of taller office buildings but quite a sprawl of sub-urban dwellings up on the ...

Finally in Wellington!!, Wellington, New Zealand travel blog

Finally in Wellington!!

A travel blog entry by hels_belles

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... and the works; just went to get on the plane, whacked my head (which hurt!!) and then clouds came over the jump site. Damn New Zealand weather! So couldn't do a dive that day, and then the next day I woke up to rain. Fingers crossed I'm gonna go back ...

Goodbye cruel North Island, Wellington, New Zealand travel blog

Goodbye cruel North Island

A travel blog entry by chrisandlara

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... seaside town with its sunshine (at last!), palm trees and Art Deco buildings. From there we drove to Wellington which is the most cultural city in New Zealand. Because of our car troubles we had only a night there which ended up being perfect for ...

A week in Windy Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand travel blog

A week in Windy Wellington

A travel blog entry by penguinmad

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... about our third day we found an ad for a really cool flat on Cuba Street, in my opinion one of the coolest streets in Wellington.A cross between Soho and Covent Garden, Lots of trendy cafes and shops and lots of street buskers. We went and had a look ...

A technical day, Wellington, New Zealand travel blog

A technical day

A travel blog entry by jambo

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... of transport to Palmerston North is the good old Intercity bus/coach service, which crawls through unseasonably heavy traffic getting out of Wellington but drops us at the Palmerston North depot at 7.20pm, only 10 minutes late. As it happens, Jess and ...

Speaking of engagements, Wellington, New Zealand travel blog

Speaking of engagements

A travel blog entry by jambo

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Halloween has never really caught on in New Zealand. I guess that people here have realised that it is basically just a big commercial scam - fine for Americans but not really for Kiwis. You see the odd person dressed up but it's more for a laugh than ...

Wellingtons and War Chants!, Wellington, New Zealand travel blog

Wellingtons and War Chants!

A travel blog entry by lizandsimon

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... but is actually flooded valleys. The flooding is caused when there is movement on one of the worlds faults (like an earthquake). New Zealand sits alongside two of the worlds moving plates hence the number of Sounds in the South Island. It was a ...

Leaving the South, heading north, Wellington, New Zealand travel blog

Leaving the South, heading north

A travel blog entry by emanddave

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... in the sunshine looking over the harbour and read more of our books. We then get to the ferry terminal for our 13.15 departure to Wellington. Quite a big ferry where we head up on deck to see us making our way out of the harbour. The passage out to the ...

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