Travel Blogs from Auckland, New Zealand

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Auckland 23Sep 2004, Auckland, New Zealand travel blog

Auckland 23Sep 2004

A travel blog entry by penguinmad

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After talking to Scott, I found out that in Auckland there was a place called Kelly Tarlton's Antarctic and underwater adventure and that you could see loads of penguins there and that they were really close. So after a spell in the internet café I ...

Mum's arrive soon, Auckland, New Zealand travel blog

Mum's arrive soon

A travel blog entry by lizand_rich

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Well Hello there, Just a quick one as we are back in New Zealand now in our B.and B. in Auckland waiting for our Mums to arrive tomorrow. It's all very exciting and will be great to see them after the 6 months that we have been away. In the last 2 ...

Finally made it to the other side of the World, Auckland, New Zealand travel blog

Finally made it to the other side of the World

A travel blog entry by vickersontour

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... go, although, with the door issue, no-one was sure how far we'd get!! We did manage to survive the flight and landed in Auckland at about 7pm local time. We got the airport shuttle bus to our studio apartment and checked in. We have gone for a studio ...

Big Day Out, Auckland, New Zealand travel blog

Big Day Out

A travel blog entry by hels_belles

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TBC ...

The Golden Days, Avondale, Auckland, New Zealand travel blog

The Golden Days

A travel blog entry by scottwoz

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... some of the lesser known townships and villages, all idyllic with wholesome thriving communities and right on par with the best of New Zealand. Places like Waihi, Thames and the tightly entwining roads that link up some of the smaller locations along the ...

Kia-Ora!, Auckland, New Zealand travel blog

Kia-Ora!

A travel blog entry by scottwoz

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... own path briefly, then leave you just as quickly to venture on to other things. Over the last few days here in Auckland, I've shared some great experiences with people of many different nationalities and cultures. This has occured simply as a result of ...

Quoth The Raven, Auckland, New Zealand travel blog

Quoth The Raven

A travel blog entry by foolsgold

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... noticed how similar 'everything but the girl' is to 'nothing at all'"? "Yeah". -- Everything But The Girl "There is a house in New Orleans, They call the Rising Sun And it's been the ruin of many a poor boy, And God, I know, I'm ...

Touchdown Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand travel blog

Touchdown Auckland

A travel blog entry by vine_hooligans

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Literally it is just a brief touchdown as tomorrow morning we fly to Queenstown to kick off the Kiwi leg of our ...

Kickoff!, Auckland, New Zealand travel blog

Kickoff!

A travel blog entry by el_condor

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So long New Zealand - see y'all ...

Continuing Our NZ Experience in the North Island, Wellington and Auckland, North Island, New Zealand travel blog

Continuing Our NZ Experience in the North Island

A travel blog entry by wanderers

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... breakfast we walk down to the car rental company to hear what the damage will be! Check out our remaining flights at Air New Zealand before walking up Queens Street to the highest tower in the Southern Hemisphere, The Skytower. On the way back we look at ...

A bag of chips and the last bus home, Auckland, New Zealand travel blog

A bag of chips and the last bus home

A travel blog entry by andrewanderica

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... was quite disturbing as the reports came in on the TV warning of the imminent danger. The final floor was dedicated to New Zealand’s part in various wars and several monuments of rememberence as always a chilling reminder of the bad points of war ...

Back in the UK for Christmas, Auckland, New Zealand travel blog

Back in the UK for Christmas

A travel blog entry by coopertrooper

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... on the board at Kat's school invited us over to their home for a Honika meal. They had a really cool house over-looking the Auckland marina, while the chef cooked us a meal and the nanny played with the children, we sat around and learnt about the Jewish ...

A week in Auckland-again, Auckland, New Zealand travel blog

A week in Auckland-again

A travel blog entry by penguinmad

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... city it's ok and I like to place-well to visit. It was also great to see some of the people who were still in Auckland, Simon and Neil,Claire and Caroline,Scott and of course JackieG. I was only planning on staying for a few days, but Esther had phoned ...

City Of Sails, Auckland, New Zealand travel blog

City Of Sails

A travel blog entry by tdv95

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... at it as an island version of B.C. populated by Canadians with an accent. DH, on the other hand, feels a special attachment to New Zealand- she does have "rel'ees" (first, second, and third cousins) there, and loves the landscapes and vistas offered up ...

Land of The Kiwi, Auckland, New Zealand travel blog

Land of The Kiwi

A travel blog entry by andy_jillian

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... we'll be sleeping in for the next 3 weeks. South America, I suppose, is just that little bit less trodden by travellers than New Zealand, and we loved it anyway, and so glad we went there rather than following the conventional "Round The World" trip, had ...

Heading South, Auckland, New Zealand travel blog

Heading South

A travel blog entry by scottwoz

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... say 'I'm glad' to leave Auckland is probably the wrong choice of words. Despite the bad press and comments from a lot of people, Auckland's not a bad city. There is such a diverse, widely varied culture here. You only have to take a short walk up ...

Kia ora Kiwi Land, Auckland, New Zealand travel blog

Kia ora Kiwi Land

A travel blog entry by faff

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Hello NZ, we are here!!! It was a painless 10 hour flight from Singapore. We will rent a car and spend about a week travelling around and hopefully wind up in Wellington. Entries might dry up for a while as we will be living and working now but we will ...

Jobs, Freaks and Krishnas, Auckland, New Zealand travel blog

Jobs, Freaks and Krishnas

A travel blog entry by bobsonthegreat

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Well it's been a while, and so I think it's time for a new update. I have been in New Zealand for 2 months now and since arriving I have been doing all the marvellous things that you have read about in my previous entries. When it came time to settle down ...

Back to the Airport, Then on to Hong Kong!!, Auckland, New Zealand travel blog

Back to the Airport, Then on to Hong Kong!!

A travel blog entry by jackie_n_james

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Since our flight to Hong Kong didn't leave until midnight we stayed at the hostel until 4 o'clock watching TV, reading and playin around on the internet in their livingroom. Then we got picked up by an airport shuttle that took us to the airport. We ...

Kiora, nope not the orange drink, hello...!, Auckland, New Zealand travel blog

Kiora, nope not the orange drink, hello...!

A travel blog entry by mattmcshane

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... country as possible in that time. Its always a bad sign when you fly into an airport and its pissing down with rain. A great welcome to New Zealand!! We hoped that this wasn't going to be a bad omen! So first day in NZ, the start of what was going to ...

The end of the line for our kiwiland adventure, Auckland, New Zealand travel blog

The end of the line for our kiwiland adventure

A travel blog entry by carolandthomas

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And so we're back where we started. It is almost 9 months to the day that we arrived in Auckland ready to start our adventure in New Zealand and now it has been and gone. It has been 9 truly amazing months that we will never forget. We've met so many ...

As You Like It, Parnell Rose Gardens, Auckland, North Island, New Zealand travel blog

As You Like It

A travel blog entry by jawad

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... of them were palm trees) brought the mythical English forest to life. Complemented by a wonderfully funny production from very talented actors (who disguised their Kiwi accents perfectly) this was an ideal way to spend a summer evening in ...

Flashpacker? No my zip’s just gone, Auckland, New Zealand travel blog

Flashpacker? No my zip’s just gone

A travel blog entry by andrewanderica

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... (the shame dirty boots). Thankfully that was about the worst of it and after another scan of the bags we were officially in New Zealand. Another mishap was that our bank card didn’t work in any of the ATM’s and therefore we were ...

A Big Day Out, Auckland, New Zealand travel blog

A Big Day Out

A travel blog entry by alasdairm

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... the air conditioning unit filling the coach with eau de chocolat milk. The trip did give my time to reflect on my journey around New Zealand and knew that I would certainly be back here again one day hopefully in the winter or early spring to see the ...

Winged Migration, Viaduct Harbour, Auckland, New Zealand travel blog

Winged Migration

A travel blog entry by jawad

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Having been back in New Zealand for a week Hendrik and I decided to try out the temporary open-air cinema set up in the Viaduct Harbour. Tonights screening was a documentary called The Travelling Birds, also known as Winged Migration. It is the first ...

Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand travel blog

Auckland

A travel blog entry by shanewilson

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Trying to get the map ...

Happy to Be in A Land of Regular Joe, Auckland and around, New Zealand travel blog

Happy to Be in A Land of Regular Joe

A travel blog entry by charmedlife

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... over the Tasman Sea (named for Abel Tasman, one of the early explorers and credited with discovering Tasmania) I land in Auckland, New Zealand. This is the land of two large islands that people have been raving about since I spoke to fellow travellers in ...

Worst February weather for 40 years!, North Island - Auckland to Wellington, New Zealand travel blog

Worst February weather for 40 years!

A travel blog entry by russiatooz

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We arrived in Wellington with 3 days to spare before our ferry to the South Island. So far the weather has been absolutely shit and we've not been able to do much except shelter in our van and wait for a miracle (that sadly hasn't arrived yet). ...

Back to the Land of the Long White Cloud, Auckland, North Island, New Zealand, New Zealand travel blog

Back to the Land of the Long White Cloud

A travel blog entry by jawad

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... would check me onto the flight to Auckland, which was due to depart in just over an hour and a half. Despite having entered New Zealand from an international location twice before without an onward ticket I was now being told that there was no way I ...

The Big 'BB' Meetup!, Auckland, New Zealand travel blog

The Big 'BB' Meetup!

A travel blog entry by scottwoz

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... as I was eager to meet them. At some point we had all agreed that it would be a good idea for those arriving in Auckland around late September time to meet up, considering all the help, support and laughs that had been shared on the website over the ...

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