Travel Blogs from Auckland, New Zealand

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jobs werth, Auckland, New Zealand travel blog

jobs werth

A travel blog entry by coopertrooper

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... by the parents fees. Kat was asked to stay on for another six months today.  Kiwi news now and the New Zealand government has agreed to the filming of parliamentary sessions. One politician virtually cried when a reporter described him as ...

26th September 2004 Auckland to Bay of Islands, Auckland, New Zealand travel blog

26th September 2004 Auckland to Bay of Islands

A travel blog entry by penguinmad

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... morning 6.30am as i'm heading up to Paihia, this is in the Bay of Island up north. The Northlands is the warmest part of New Zealand. I was met outside my hostel by our bus driver for the day "Chops". Jackieg was there waiting to take Johnno to the car ...

Mai NZ, Auckland, New Zealand travel blog

Mai NZ

A travel blog entry by stevejames

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Losing a day and official biohazard, Auckland, New Zealand travel blog

Losing a day and official biohazard

A travel blog entry by hodge

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... I am slowly getting used to being back in a western, English speaking country after the months of Spanish. Its true what everyone says, new Zealand is the closest country I have found so far that is like England. I am looking forward to escaping the city ...

When I'm cleaning windows..., Auckland, New Zealand travel blog

When I'm cleaning windows...

A travel blog entry by stevejames

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Goodbye NZ!, Auckland, New Zealand travel blog

Goodbye NZ!

A travel blog entry by shaunduvall

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28th February 2005 Last ful day in New Zealand - cant beleive where the time has gone! Drive for one last time over the harbour bridge, return the car, and just wander lazily ...

TROGDOR is unleashed!, Auckland, North Island, New Zealand travel blog

TROGDOR is unleashed!

A travel blog entry by jawad

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... less than five minutes at the Post Shop, and then I became the proud owner of TROGDOR. To complete the sale of a car in New Zealand the only information I as the buyer needed to supply were my full name, date of birth, address, photo ID (driving ...

'The City of Sails', Auckland, New Zealand travel blog

'The City of Sails'

A travel blog entry by scottwoz

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... where a couple of friendly middle aged kiwi women serve you a free cup of tea or coffee with a smile, to welcome you to New Zealand. I had a brief coffee, exchanged a couple of kind words and went across to carousel five to collect my pack. Well there ...

Tim Tam Hall of Fame, Epsom, Auckland, North Island, New Zealand travel blog

Tim Tam Hall of Fame

A travel blog entry by jawad

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... mind helping them out with a survey. I only had to answer a single question; they wanted to know my favourite place in New Zealand. I said Auckland. Having spent so much time in this city I have become quite attached to it. I like the busy pace of ...

Lord of the Rings, Auckland, New Zealand travel blog

Lord of the Rings

A travel blog entry by jawad

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... it seems just like any other Monday. Originally I had planned to travel down to Wellington myself but seeing as I am flying out of New Zealand in a couple of days, I thought it best stay here and take care of last minute tasks before my departure. I ...

Back to 'Base'-ics!, Auckland, New Zealand travel blog

Back to 'Base'-ics!

A travel blog entry by scottwoz

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Well, I'm back in the very 'weathered' city of Auckland - a bit different to the Bay of Islands that's for sure! I'm staying once again at Base, which of course is a lot different to the Centabay, but still good none the less. I'm actually quite pleased ...

New Zealand - Location Summary, Location Summary, New Zealand travel blog

New Zealand - Location Summary

A travel blog entry by gonetilwhenever

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LOCATION SUMMARY - South Island Location: New Zealand South Island Duration: 26 days Sights      9 People     7.5 Food        6 Accommodation    8 ...

The following takes place between 8pm and 9pm, Auckland, North Island, New Zealand travel blog

The following takes place between 8pm and 9pm

A travel blog entry by jawad

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... ubiquitous groupies. With all this commotion going on it is quite easy for celebrates to go about their business quite unnoticed in New Zealand's largest city... On this particular night, we were on our way to the Railway Campus to play a couple of ...

The green green land of New Zealand, Auckland, New Zealand travel blog

The green green land of New Zealand

A travel blog entry by hels_belles

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... about 10 minutes of this they decided that it wasn't really a pear, and let me go through. Arriving in Auckland was really strange - I was finally in New Zealand!! It wasn't really what I had expected and I wasn't sure if I liked it. The hostel I was ...

Homeward Bound!, Auckland, New Zealand travel blog

Homeward Bound!

A travel blog entry by el_condor

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After a shade more than 17 months away from my native land, I finally found myself back on Kiwi soil. And not a moment too soon. It had taken me 36 hours of straight travelling, from London to Napier, to get back, and my day (days??) wasn't over yet. ...

Winding up for the next leg, Auckland, New Zealand travel blog

Winding up for the next leg

A travel blog entry by bobsonthegreat

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... with noodles - I am ready to tackle the South Island with an expectation and eagerness close to what I felt the day I flew to New York nearly 5 months ago... Is it really that long!? I will be travelling on Intercity rather than Stray this time, as the ...

New Zeland - Road Trip, Auckland, New Zealand travel blog

New Zeland - Road Trip

A travel blog entry by suzukistorey

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Good afternoon, It's about midnight back home and midday here. We arrived safely after a mad week in Vegas but managed to escape with our shirts on our backs. The weather is very different here as it's currently their winter, reminds me of home ie ...

Auckland Band Association Contest, Kaipatiki Theatre, Auckland, North Island, New Zealand travel blog

Auckland Band Association Contest

A travel blog entry by jawad

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Within hours of being back in Auckland I was asked if I could play at the Auckland Band Association contest with my old band. Three rehearsals and a week later I found myself in familiar territory again; on the contest stage with my friends from ...

Aotearoa - land of the long white cloud, Auckland, New Zealand travel blog

Aotearoa - land of the long white cloud

A travel blog entry by twittg

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... of town. Christchurch has a bit of feel of an English city, complete with river and punting (like Oxford and Cambridge). I'd been to New Zealand and Christchurch 5 years ago on a trip so had seen the city already. I just took a wander around along the ...

City of Sails, Auckland, New Zealand travel blog

City of Sails

A travel blog entry by kimandmartin

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... While in Auckland, Martin and I went to a rugby game with Kris and Grant. New Zealanders are diehard rugby fans. The New Zealand All-Blacks have a worldwide reputation as one of the most formidable teams in Union rugby. Besides Union rugby, there's ...

Starlight Symphony, Auckland Domain, North Island, New Zealand travel blog

Starlight Symphony

A travel blog entry by jawad

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... summers day by mid afternoon. Sebastian, Caroline, Marissa, Kim and myself made our way from the Railway Campus building to the Auckland Domain via one of the special charter buses put on especially for this event. On the journey there we past dozens ...

#They say it's your Birthday#..., Auckland, New Zealand travel blog

#They say it's your Birthday#...

A travel blog entry by stevejames

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Coming full circle, Auckland, New Zealand travel blog

Coming full circle

A travel blog entry by jwatson

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... , I didn't really care. The inactivity has given me time to relax and recollect and digest the past couple of months I've spent in New Zealand. Now that I'm about to leave this country, I have a few regrets, even more good memories and many more wonderful ...

'Kin Texi Drivers' and the 'Big Game', Auckland, New Zealand travel blog

'Kin Texi Drivers' and the 'Big Game'

A travel blog entry by scottwoz

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... over the next forty minutes, three phone calls and four 'pull-overs' to stop and check a glove compartment full of local Auckland city maps, I sat more or less in silence staring out of the passenger window while the driver muttered constantly to himself ...

A welcome suprise in Auckland!, Auckland, New Zealand travel blog

A welcome suprise in Auckland!

A travel blog entry by tomsontravels

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... up with her, Mike her husband and Jess, their 4 year old - she had milk though. We based ourselves at their house and explored Auckland. The second day we were there we got a ferry out to Rangatoto Island - an extinct volcano and climbed to the summit. It ...

Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand travel blog

Auckland

A travel blog entry by tracy_coward

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... time away. I stayed with them at Gregs parents house in Orewa for a few days, and enjoyed catching up over a few glasses of New Zealand wine. I loved being able to spend some time with my Goddaughter Molly and her brother Sam, they had both grown so much ...

Auckland again, Auckland, New Zealand travel blog

Auckland again

A travel blog entry by dacraic

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Back to Aulkland.We were given a sketchy map drawn by Dan of the area where his Grandfather lived after emigrating from Ireland years ago. We found his house in Howick where his life is noted on a plaque; we also found his grave up the street behind the ...

Passports and Potters, Auckland, New Zealand travel blog

Passports and Potters

A travel blog entry by stevejames

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Meet Ron, Auckland, New Zealand travel blog

Meet Ron

A travel blog entry by stevejames

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Goodbye NZ, AUCKLAND, New Zealand travel blog

Goodbye NZ

A travel blog entry by wordsworths

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To be honest didn't do that much in Auckland coz there's not that much to do for nowt - it's a city type of city with lots of bars & shops (if only we had lots of cash!) Anyway, made the best of what we had. Stayed above a 24hrs pub (had a look into ...

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