Travel Blogs from Napier, New Zealand

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Wine tour, Napier, New Zealand travel blog

Wine tour

A travel blog entry by dianadoone

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Thursday we had booked a wine tour with 'Vince' who picked us up in a minibus just after lunch. He was someone who liked to chat and obviously very familiar with the wineries around here and the people who run them. We visited five wineries and had ...

Earthquake City, Napier, New Zealand travel blog

Earthquake City

A travel blog entry by cynandjim

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... few local wines, so we imbided a few tinctures and set off through the windy roads and fortunately completely empty roads of New Zealand. We passed several important Maori burial sites, but opted instead to visit the place with the world's longest name. ...

A spasso con bacco, Napier, New Zealand travel blog

A spasso con bacco

A travel blog entry by baldolino

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... volte la gente si fosse nascosta. Nessuno. Vado in ostello. Leggo. Nanna. Oggi, giornata rilassante. Passeggio per le strade. Napier e' una citta' affascinante. Nel 1931 subi' la totale distruzione ad opera di un terremoto e di un conseguente incendio. I ...

Oooh an adventure, Wellington - Napier, New Zealand travel blog

Oooh an adventure

A travel blog entry by halfeatenapple

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Hello everyone well i arrived in fiji today and finally get some sunshine but it's still warmer where you guys are, back home which just isn't fair! i'm gonna speed through what i did NZ cos i'm really behind on this pod and i wanna get it ...

Day 23 A Cheap Day, Napier, New Zealand travel blog

Day 23 A Cheap Day

A travel blog entry by roamed

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Today we drove to Napier. On the way we stopped at Huka Falls and Taupo. Napier was destroyed by a 7.8 earthquake in 1931. After that it was rebuilt within 2 years as a modern city. The major style of the buildings were Art Deco although there are some ...

Napier, Napier, New Zealand travel blog

Napier

A travel blog entry by em_n_abs

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Napier, Napier, New Zealand travel blog

Napier

A travel blog entry by danielandrachel

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... Telegraph building. You can do guided walks or tours in a 1930's car and each February they have a 30s festival. We left Napier and travelled up the rugged east coast via the Pacific Coast highway (lots more windy roads) stopping in the one house town ...

Napier, Napier, New Zealand travel blog

Napier

A travel blog entry by wagsnetberd

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Again, in an attempt to find the sun, we arrived in Napier to spend a couple of days soaking up some warmth. On arrival at our campsite we were told the weather forecast...more rain!!  Noooo!!! The next day we went on a walking tour around the ...

Flying down the East Coast...., Napier, New Zealand travel blog

Flying down the East Coast....

A travel blog entry by robsworld

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Napier, Napier, New Zealand travel blog

Napier

A travel blog entry by peteandal

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... an hour.  I would give it a 10/10 but my tour guide kept walking off while I was taking photos.  Napier is really cool and after just watching the Great Gatsby we had a slightly stronger interest in 1930s architecture than usual. ...

North island so far.........., Wellington, Napier and Lake Taupo, New Zealand travel blog

North island so far..........

A travel blog entry by gemmatthews

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... Black team! apart from that Wellington didnt really have too much to offer, expect for the Ta Papa museam, which is the museam of New Zealand. Managed to sneak myself on a training course and got a tour round the museam for free! HaHa! In the evening ...

Wellington and route to Napier, Napier, New Zealand travel blog

Wellington and route to Napier

A travel blog entry by geoffbid

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... walked the fascinating Cuba street, music , street artists and street food all leading up to the evening parade . I think all of new Zealand turned up to watch.Tonight we ate Singapore food, we did not appreciate how many Asian restaurants there are in ...

Day 11-, Napier, New Zealand travel blog

Day 11-

A travel blog entry by elf87

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... at a scenic lookout which resulted in accidentally finding a beautiful water fall in the distance! We visited the New Zealand National Aquarium in Napier during the afternoon. The highlight was watching the little penguins being fed and watching the sea ...

HAPPY NEW YEAR, Napier, New Zealand travel blog

HAPPY NEW YEAR

A travel blog entry by davidmeilinger

... nur noch wunderschoen war. den tag danach sind wir zu den wasserfaellen gefahren von denen man runterspringen kann. des is  "new zealand pure" ;) aber des wars etz auch mal wieder mit abenteuer und ausfluegen weils ab morgen wieder aufs weingut zum ...

Napier, Napier, New Zealand travel blog

Napier

A travel blog entry by dam

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Continuing my journey in the North Island, Napier, New Zealand travel blog

Continuing my journey in the North Island

A travel blog entry by sharonmanship

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... is 'off the beaten track', amazing scenery on the way there and you really feel like you are getting away from civilisation. I stayed in Napier Prison Backpackers which, as the name suggests, used to be a prison!! It's one of those 'stay somewhere a bit ...

Chestnut packers, Napier, New Zealand travel blog

Chestnut packers

A travel blog entry by theroad2

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Chestnut picking is odd and we do it in a little shed inside a apple factory. Sadly I never wrote much about this, just made notes so here they are: * A very odd lady is organizing it called Catherine, she is American and kinda crazy.  * I'm ...

Napier, Napier, New Zealand travel blog

Napier

A travel blog entry by cb_goes_again

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... dit niet toe en veranderen haar in een rif, zodat zij tot de dag van vandaag haar armen uitstrekt voor de kust van Napier. Na zo'n uitputtende middag naar de BBQ toe die het hostel die avond organiseerde. Gezellig, met z'n allen eten en wat kletsen. ...

Day 11- Museum and drive to Napier, Napier, New Zealand travel blog

Day 11- Museum and drive to Napier

A travel blog entry by jessnallie

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... of exhibits.  We were able to visit 3 or 4 levels and 2-3 exhibits on each.  One exhibit included a large display of New Zealand sea life... right up Jessica's alley.  She took it as a challenge to name most of them without looking at ...

Hawkes Bay and Napier, Napier, New Zealand travel blog

Hawkes Bay and Napier

A travel blog entry by worldtwowrights

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... , where a NZ Pat Butcher lookalike with the manner and earrings to match served us up some NZ delights. Bek had assured us that Napier was going to be quite bustly so a great place for us to go out..unfortunately the reality was a gray ghost town, so ...

Art Deco capital of New Zealand, Napier, New Zealand travel blog

Art Deco capital of New Zealand

A travel blog entry by shelwar83

... i headed to Napier and stopped loads of times along the way for scenic views and bush walks and water falls. its so cool! Napier wasn't actually that nice, i couldn't see much art deco so i thought i'd drive down the road to the town with the longest ...

Napier, Napier, New Zealand travel blog

Napier

A travel blog entry by jon_lyall

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... ; rented a car with an Irish guy (Simon) to do a short tour of the North Island.  The first stop on the trip was Napier, which is famous for being an art deco town.  The town was flattened by an earth quake in the 1920's, and was largely rebuilt ...

Napier, Napier, New Zealand travel blog

Napier

A travel blog entry by marie-claude.g

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... immenses « stations » qui sont des fermes couvrant de larges zones où broutent moutons et vaches. Elle nous amène à Napier, près du Pacifique. Cette ville a été pratiquement entièrement détruite en 1931 par un tremblement de terre. ...

Napier, Napier, New Zealand travel blog

Napier

A travel blog entry by nickyandparaic

Napier ...

Art Deco in Napier, Napier, New Zealand travel blog

Art Deco in Napier

A travel blog entry by stevecherylmoss

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... Japan so it is a very busy place. The ironic thing is Japan then pulps many of these logs and ships them back to New Zealand. A business opportunity I think for anyone who cares to set up a pulping factory in New Zealand. Do this near the forests and ...

Napier / Hawke's Bay, Napier, New Zealand travel blog

Napier / Hawke's Bay

A travel blog entry by life-at-kiwis

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... Tage geplant. Morgen werden wir in die Hauptstadt "Wellington" fahren und dort 2 Nächte übernachten. Am Freitagmorgen setzen wir dann bereits auf die Südinsel über... Anbei noch ein paar Bilder aus "Napier", wenn auch weniger spektakulär ;-) GLG Flo ...

New Zealand Wine Trail, Napier, New Zealand travel blog

New Zealand Wine Trail

A travel blog entry by jeznhez

... our accomodation with a delicious picnic and, of course, a bottle of nice local wine! The final stop on the wine trail was Napier. Unfortunately the weather was really s****y here, but, again, we made the best of it and enjoyed a guided tour round the ...

Feathers, fur, fancy cars & a french waffle!, Napier, New Zealand travel blog

Feathers, fur, fancy cars & a french waffle!

A travel blog entry by lilyloves

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... back in time, to the 1930's in fact and the era of art deco. Now the grown-up knew that there was a festival on in Napier this weekend, but she didn't realise just how big it was. It attracts people from literally all around the world, who come with their ...

I got stood up, Napier, New Zealand travel blog

I got stood up

A travel blog entry by theroad2

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... I was going to go it alone. Crazy Catherine though failed to show up. So I went out and explored the Art Deco Architecture/shops of Napier. It was nice and peaceful. There is a armed siege going on in a different bit of Napier, this is very rare in NZ and ...

I've made a decision, Napier, New Zealand travel blog

I've made a decision

A travel blog entry by theroad2

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There has been no more chestnut packing, nor will there be as I HAVE MADE A DECISION. I'm going back!  I'm off to Mt. Manganui, which is so close to Tauranga as to be almost in it, so despite having already lived there I'm going back to hopefully ...

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