Travel Blogs from Hamilton, New Zealand

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First night in New Zealand, Hamilton, New Zealand travel blog

First night in New Zealand

A travel blog entry by gemma_doogal

NEW ZEALAND - One road trip ends and another one begins! DAY 1 - We had heard Australia had pretty strict customs but we didn’t expect NZ to be the same. The customs official got very excited about my tent, which he thought might be carrying some ...

North Island (Hamilton to Wellington), Hamilton, New Zealand travel blog

North Island (Hamilton to Wellington)

A travel blog entry by risint

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We stoped off in Hamilton for the night before heading off to the Waitomo caves the next day. The evening's activity was supporting the All Blacks vs Aussies in the final of the 6-Nations rugby equivalent.. thank goodness the All Blacks won!) So, next ...

hanging out for the bus, Hamilton, New Zealand travel blog

hanging out for the bus

A travel blog entry by shelwar83

i waited here from 11.30am to 3.45pm for the bus. I'm putting in down as a map ...

Meryl and Stuarts, Hamilton, New Zealand travel blog

Meryl and Stuarts

A travel blog entry by emilybs

Entry to ...

Rückblick 1. Woche in Pirongia bei der Gastfamilie, Hamilton, New Zealand travel blog

Rückblick 1. Woche in Pirongia bei der Gastfamilie

A travel blog entry by hannaronja

... allerdings dummerweise 30 Seiten fehlen, ääääärgerlich!) nichts ging, bin ich dann am Mittwoch mit der Familie frühs mit nach Hamilton gefahren und habe dann dort mir die Stadt angeschaut (naja, hab ich schon schönere gesehen...) und einige Hostels ...

Welcome to New Zealand, Hamilton, New Zealand travel blog

Welcome to New Zealand

A travel blog entry by karsenault

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... , you really feel like if you're anything but a farmer with a flock of sheep then you're the odd one out. Of course, Hamilton is one of the biggest cities but that isn't saying much. Driving along the highway all you see is rolling green hills so vibrant ...

Oh, The Places You'll Go!, Hamilton, New Zealand travel blog

Oh, The Places You'll Go!

A travel blog entry by lisamae

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...  for a majority of the children. During this time I will be staying in a volunteer house which will no doubt provide lots of great stories. I then have one last week in Cape Town before heading home to the motherland for a New Zealand Summer !! ...

Last stop Hamilton and a fond Farewell, Hamilton, New Zealand travel blog

Last stop Hamilton and a fond Farewell

A travel blog entry by tumbleweeds

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... ).   We spent the evening at the Cock & Bull pub, watching the netball (which was showing on multiple stations in New Zealand) and waiting for our hearty (but not necessary healthy) food to be prepared.  In the morning, the rain had ...

Hamilton, Hamilton, New Zealand travel blog

Hamilton

A travel blog entry by loxias

Sadly it was time to leave Paihia and head on down to the glamorous town of HamiltonHamilton is apparently the largest inland city in New Zealand.  As I encountered all of about 12 people there, I dread to think what the smaller towns are ...

Catching up with Mark, Hamilton, New Zealand travel blog

Catching up with Mark

A travel blog entry by shieldsontour

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Saturday started wet again as we made our way over to Hamilton.  Mark (who was one of Alex's clients when we worked in Bermuda) and his wife Jenny  had moved there a couple of years ago from the UK and had invited us over for a bbq and a proper ...

EEEEEZY!!!, Bay of Islands and Hamilton, New Zealand travel blog

EEEEEZY!!!

A travel blog entry by lynnandhev

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... ! The heater in our campervan is being put to good use! Goodbye lovely tans :-( Friday was pretty much spent travelling down to Hamilton where we spent a night. We didn't really do much here although we did visit the Hamilton Gardens as it was free and ...

Biggest inland city or so Mark tells me, Hamilton, New Zealand travel blog

Biggest inland city or so Mark tells me

A travel blog entry by me_theresa

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...  from work, Katie, for coffee and a catch up.  She left the UK in December to train to be an airline pilot in New Zealand.  Theresa is looking forward to the day she hears Katie's voice from the cockpit as she flies off on holiday. After ...

The best of the rest, Hamilton, New Zealand travel blog

The best of the rest

A travel blog entry by charleslamb1985

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...  Edinburgh of the South - Dunedin is the Gaelic name for Edinburgh), and has rare yellow-eyed p-p-p-penguins, Royal Albatrosses and New Zealand's only castle. I didn't manage to get to the penguins, but I got to the others. The castle, Larnach ...

Hamilton, Hamilton, New Zealand travel blog

Hamilton

A travel blog entry by gillymags

Hamilton 14th stop in New ...

Hamilton, Hamilton, New Zealand travel blog

Hamilton

A travel blog entry by sabarod

Hamilton ...

Eager Beaver!!, Hamilton, New Zealand travel blog

Eager Beaver!!

A travel blog entry by maorigurl007

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Ok so I know that I'm being a TOTAL eager beaver, but this is our first time out in the big beautiful world (other than KiwiLand and Oz of course) so I'm a taaaaaaaad bit excited :). We bought our tickets last week so OFFICIALLY the journey has ...

Hamilton Gardens & The Best Night Ever!!, Hamilton, New Zealand travel blog

Hamilton Gardens & The Best Night Ever!!

A travel blog entry by carolineanne22

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On Thursday we went out for lunch in the Hamilton Gardens with family friends, who are pretty much family, Faye and her daughter Amy. The lunch was lovely but the walk around the gardens after was even nicer! We were lucky that the sun came out while we ...

NZ is so odd, Hamilton, New Zealand travel blog

NZ is so odd

A travel blog entry by gonroamin

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... Thai chef in for the night and the food was stunning, and the wine was ok as well. Saturday, made our way down through Auckland to Hamilton, we are parked in a camp site in the city (20 min walk to the centre). We did the walk to the city and found an ...

Cool Luggage and Bridal Veils, Hamilton/Raglan, New Zealand travel blog

Cool Luggage and Bridal Veils

A travel blog entry by andreadd

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My last weekend in New Zealand and I thought I'd explore some more of the area around Auckland. First stop was Waiheke Island, about a 40 minute ferry ride from Auckland's downtown. I met my friend Lara (a coworker from the Asian Games in Doha) and we ...

Our first night away - Hamilton, Hamilton, New Zealand travel blog

Our first night away - Hamilton

A travel blog entry by anthonymelinda

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... itself on the 2hr drive to Hamilton when Melinda found the driver and passenger "seat heating" buttons. We saw the sights of Hamilton CBD a few times because we couldn't find the dang motel but eventually checked in around 7pm. The rain didn't ...

Janine and Jase's Wedding, Hamilton, New Zealand travel blog

Janine and Jase's Wedding

A travel blog entry by debstew

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An amazing wedding. I was honoured to be part of the wedding party. Here are some ...

Leaving Auckland, Hamilton, New Zealand travel blog

Leaving Auckland

A travel blog entry by jrpete81

... else is around, but it'll be good to get out of the city for a little while. I think I'm going to stay in Tauranga for a few days and then head back to Auckland to catch a Kiwi Experience tour of New Zealand before settling somewhere and finding a ...

Hamilton Academical...., Hamilton, New Zealand travel blog

Hamilton Academical....

A travel blog entry by bosco

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While I was in Raglan, I bought a ticket for the 'Super 14' rugby match between the Chiefs and Brumbies in Hamilton on Saturday night. I intended to just chill in Raglan for most of the day before driving the one hour across to Hamilton but as I woke up ...

Random Stop Off, Hamilton, New Zealand travel blog

Random Stop Off

A travel blog entry by ebenbolter

Raining ...

Zwischenwelten., Hamilton, New Zealand travel blog

Zwischenwelten.

A travel blog entry by karsenault

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... of "yes, having a cell phone myself does not make me like them any more". ~~~~ In other news, I'm learning some new words/terminology: Scoddy: (my favourite) means gross or nasty or any variation of that term "God, that bathroom ...

Day 29 San Francisco / NZ, Hamilton, New Zealand travel blog

Day 29 San Francisco / NZ

A travel blog entry by noorland

Heading home this evening and Robin goes to Houston just before us. Had a last day slap up breakfast and a little place up the road. It was the best breakfast so far. Beautiful homemade breads, croissants and preserves. I has a delicious tomato and crab ...

Creepilly Sleepy Hamilton, Hamilton, New Zealand travel blog

Creepilly Sleepy Hamilton

A travel blog entry by leevilporkchop

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... I have come to the right place. Raglan was all booked up, so I left my lil party of friendly Germans at a Pac N Save in Hamilton, NZ's 4th largest city, and walked over the Eagle's Nest,one of the few backpackers in town, and by far the WEIRDEST one ...

FINALLY, Hamilton, New Zealand travel blog

FINALLY

A travel blog entry by giveitaway

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I've got Leila's camera and a few random photographs to clean out of it. What better place to unload them than ...

In and around Hamilton, Hamilton, New Zealand travel blog

In and around Hamilton

A travel blog entry by anthonymelinda

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... the road and meant we could stay warm and dry in the car a bit longer (did I mention the car had heated seats?). Back to Hamilton for lunch and this time the rain did give up. There was a great kids park by Lake Rotoroa. The boys had a great time ...

backdrafts and sand tracks, Hamilton, New Zealand travel blog

backdrafts and sand tracks

A travel blog entry by giveitaway

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Last night, after a day at the beach and dinner and presents for Leila's birthday, we went out to a couple of the local pubs, drank flaming drinks, walked along the river, had races down the banisters, and hopped the fence into the gardens. We left our ...

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