Travel Blogs from Auckland, New Zealand

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Meeting up on the opposite side of the world, Pakuranga, Auckland, North Island, New Zealand travel blog

Meeting up on the opposite side of the world

A travel blog entry by jawad

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... , which I guess you never lose with good friends; no matter how much time has passed. Rachel and John (her husband) are in New Zealand for a week, visiting John's aunts and doing a little tour. If someone back then at the climbing centre had asked me ...

Dec 20, 2011, Auckland, New Zealand travel blog

Dec 20, 2011

A travel blog entry by jlaire

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Tall ships, Auckland Harbour, North Island, New Zealand travel blog

Tall ships

A travel blog entry by jawad

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Auckland's harbour is very busy all year round, with a substantial sized port constantly loading and unloading bulky containers from huge cargo vessels. Quite often during the summer some passenger ships make there way to the port and add a little ...

Whanau, Auckland, New Zealand travel blog

Whanau

A travel blog entry by rachel_john

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... a button and recounts in her Cockney accent every detail that I ask her about from the 1950īs when she immigrated from London to New Zealand with my grandfather. She tells me that I look and sound just like him, and she gives me two faded black and ...

Road trip to Northland, Auckland, New Zealand travel blog

Road trip to Northland

A travel blog entry by jawad

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In about an hour I shall be off on my first adventure in New Zealand. Sebastian bought a car yesterday and we are heading north to do a weeklong tour of Northland. It should be a little warmer the further north we go, as much as five degrees warmer than ...

Coast to coast walkway, Auckland Isthmus, North Island, New Zealand travel blog

Coast to coast walkway

A travel blog entry by jawad

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... shells at a stall) we dropped off our shopping and set off for the coast to coast walk across Auckland. The Auckland Isthmus is New Zealand's narrowest neck of land, about nine kilometers wide. The walkway takes you over two of the cities popular ...

The volcano next door, Auckland, New Zealand travel blog

The volcano next door

A travel blog entry by fyrelizard

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... after about 30 seconds) so I made do with trailing my feet in the water while we supped a small bottle of bubbly (New Zealand champagne is very nice and much more affordable than the French stuff!). The cascades were extremely picturesque, and the water ...

Musical weekend, Auckland, North Island, New Zealand travel blog

Musical weekend

A travel blog entry by jawad

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... the performances from our guest pianist, who improvised music to three short French silent movies. Today I played at the Auckland Bands Association Regional Contest and entered the Any Age Duet competition with Ross. We played an unaccompanied piece ...

The Land of the Long White Cloud, Auckland, New Zealand travel blog

The Land of the Long White Cloud

A travel blog entry by jawad

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Hey I'm in New Zealand! I arrived this morning after a very comfortable ten-hour flight, with three seats to myself. The in-flight movies were a little poor so I instead had fun trying to get my high scores on the various Nintendo leader boards. They ...

Lantern Festival, Albert Park, Auckland, North Island, New Zealand travel blog

Lantern Festival

A travel blog entry by jawad

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It is the start of the Chinese New Year - the Year of the Monkey! In response Auckland hosts a grand Lantern Festival in Albert Park that lasts for three days and attracts hundreds of visitors. Some of the lanterns were produced overseas and created ...

Bye Bye New Zealand, Auckland, New Zealand travel blog

Bye Bye New Zealand

A travel blog entry by lizandkev

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... ended up in a nice hostel up the road instead, albeit paying a little bit more…grrr..! Parnell is a nice area of Auckland, although a little on the fancy side with boutique shops and non-chain cafes up and down the street.  Our hostel was in ...

Back to Auckland again....., Auckland, New Zealand travel blog

Back to Auckland again.....

A travel blog entry by hels_belles

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... to Auckland - it was a dead nice and sunny day too, so I was well sweaty by the time I got there! Have to say that I like Auckland a little better than I did the first time round, but even so I couldn't live here, it's just too big and busy for me. It's ...

Living the high life in Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand travel blog

Living the high life in Auckland

A travel blog entry by martinandkate

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... . We sat in, lazed about till about 2pm, went for some food in an irish pub and then wandered around town somewhat aimlessly. Auckland seems a little bland. I would write more about this place but I have nothing else to say. We got back to the apartment, ...

Train from South to North of the North island, Auckland, New Zealand travel blog

Train from South to North of the North island

A travel blog entry by roseyben

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... and all the laughter then thankfully the wheels begin to move and we are finally on our way again. As we near Auckland every fence, wall and bridge becomes a canvas for graffiti artists with brightly coloured scribble and pictures offending the beautiful ...

I have arrived in Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand travel blog

I have arrived in Auckland

A travel blog entry by penguinmad

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... the flight. How they are still alive is beyond me, especially after 9hrs.30mins without a fag!!. I couldn't believe how organized Auckland airport was. The staff are extremely helpful and polite. As you were queuing for immigration you are given a ...

Bye bye NZ............., Auckland, New Zealand travel blog

Bye bye NZ.............

A travel blog entry by hels_belles

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Well, this is my last entry for New Zealand. Boo :( I've had such a great year here, it's absolutely flown by. There's been so many awesome places I've been to and things that I have seen and done.... I think that the entries here and the piccies are ...

Rangitoto Island, Auckland, New Zealand travel blog

Rangitoto Island

A travel blog entry by rich

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... to focus on. All I wanted to do was relax on the beach, enjoy a few beers, and reflect on what a great time I've had in New Zealand. It feels strange, only having a handful of days left here, but I don't have any regrets about what I've done or not done, ...

Off to the land of Kiwi's, Auckland, New Zealand travel blog

Off to the land of Kiwi's

A travel blog entry by duke_schewe

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We left the Cooks a bit early and if you're wondering we've decided to skip Fiji to give us more time in South East Asia and we've added Panang to our itinerary. More to come once we had a chance to explore. We're off to the South Island on ...

My birthday and roadtrip part 1, Auckland, New Zealand travel blog

My birthday and roadtrip part 1

A travel blog entry by hels_belles

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... a gruelling 5 hour journey with the whiff of petrol in the air we arrived at the hostel we'd booked in Mt Eden in Auckland. It was a complete dump, looked like something out of a horror film, complete with a small child from the Village of the Damned ...

Finally arrive on the other side of the World!, Auckland, New Zealand travel blog

Finally arrive on the other side of the World!

A travel blog entry by carolandthomas

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... to pool there (well kind of!) You'll see from one of the photos above that I aint much good although getting better! Auckland is a really cool city with a good buzz about it. Although the rumours we had heard about the drivers are true, their ...

Kia Ora! Welcome to New Zealand! Beware the Apes!, Auckland, New Zealand travel blog

Kia Ora! Welcome to New Zealand! Beware the Apes!

A travel blog entry by martinandkate

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... in our nice quaint room. We have a washing machine, dishwasher, 40inch TV, DVD player balcony, Sofa, Fridge, Oven etc. I love New Zealand. We buy pizzas, some drinkies and pick up some free AA maps from reception and spend the evening with Kate watching ...

Week Thirty Six - Sydney to Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand travel blog

Week Thirty Six - Sydney to Auckland

A travel blog entry by petenic360

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... the bridge (see photo), we can see another idiot bungying from the Sky-Tower in the distance. You wouldn't half know you were in New Zealand. After the trip I have to go up to the 'Awesome Adventures' office to pick up my itinerary. At the office a big ...

Auckland 25th September 2004, Auckland, New Zealand travel blog

Auckland 25th September 2004

A travel blog entry by penguinmad

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... a massive meal in the Asin food court-not sure if this was a wise idea for Scott! I have brought too much penguin stuff in Auckland really need to post some back home. It's the rugby game tonight, so after I had finished packing Es and I headed down to ...

Buying a car in New Zealand, Ellerslie Racecourse, Auckland, North Island, New Zealand travel blog

Buying a car in New Zealand

A travel blog entry by jawad

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... , all makes and models, but only a few caught my eye. Anyone planning on spending more than a couple of months travelling in New Zealand should seriously consider buying a cheap car to tour around in. Relative to other countries car ownership is quite ...

James Morrison in concert, Aotea Centre, Auckland, North Island, New Zealand travel blog

James Morrison in concert

A travel blog entry by jawad

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When James Morrison comes to town for a one night only concert with the Auckland Philharmonia, the last thing you expect is for him to be playing your Euphonium on stage. Well, that's exactly what happened to Ross today. We had been looking forward to ...

Losing a day over the Pacific, Auckland, New Zealand travel blog

Losing a day over the Pacific

A travel blog entry by alexndean

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... her husband Ronnie.  It was really nice to meet some more distant family members and we spent the evening chatting about the family, New Zealand, our travels, and dogs (both my mum & dad and Wendy & Ronnie have a great love for dogs).  ...

The city of sails..., Auckland, New Zealand travel blog

The city of sails...

A travel blog entry by rich

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... and James. I had heard that the ACB was a very big building and so it didn't have the character that hopefully other hostels throughout New Zealand will have. Still, it didn't bother me and we dumped our stuff and went out for a stroll and a bite to ...

Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand travel blog

Auckland

A travel blog entry by tonyandsarah

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... was a lot busier than anywhere else we have been) and taking int he sights. August 15th 2005 Our last day here in New Zealand. Its been amazing. The south island is the most beautiful place full of sights that blow your mind away. The south of ...

All Good Things..., Auckland, New Zealand travel blog

All Good Things...

A travel blog entry by aknztrip

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... our way through the city. Despite our urban surroundings, we were granted one last surprise walk through a lush New Zealand forest when we entered Auckland Domain. It had been many days since we’d been within the woods, and I nearly cried at the ...

A Hobbit at Home, Auckland, New Zealand travel blog

A Hobbit at Home

A travel blog entry by samkirsop

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... for the last time and drove the final stretch of road to Auckland, where we arrived earlier this afternoon. Our journey around New Zealand has been amazing and through the 3209km road trip we've seen everything from volcanoes to sandy beaches and glaciers ...

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