Travel Blogs from Auckland, New Zealand

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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 ...

Arriving in Auckland., Auckland, New Zealand travel blog

Arriving in Auckland.

A travel blog entry by worldtraveler2

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... Centre.  The most helpful people I have experienced at a Visitors Centre!  I told her how long we would be spending in New Zealand and what we would like to do and she gave me many options!  We caught the shuttle to our hostel and it was ...

Next Stop Oz., Auckland, New Zealand travel blog

Next Stop Oz.

A travel blog entry by heatheravan

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... a little cheapie and set of to visit with some friends of friends who made us most welcome and showed us a little more of Auckland.  We also enjoyed a visit to our friends we made whilst in the Cook islands, Leigh and Sharen and had a wonderful ...

Chapter 6: Eating at Denny's with a drag queen., Auckland, New Zealand travel blog

Chapter 6: Eating at Denny's with a drag queen.

A travel blog entry by easyread

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... every square inch of the Nadi International Airport duty free shops, but I'll spare you. Arrived in Auckland (finally!) at 1am New Zealand time, and booked into Auckland Central Backpackers, which is right downtown and has great facilities including ...

There's no way we're giving up that duty free, Auckland, New Zealand travel blog

There's no way we're giving up that duty free

A travel blog entry by aussiepanda

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... 32 November 20 Auckland and the Tasman Eventually sighted NZ and had a wonderful scenic flight across the North Island and in to Auckland.  Had to go through security to get in to the terminal to organise our new tickets to Brisbane.  I went ...

Tour Stories, Auckland, New Zealand travel blog

Tour Stories

A travel blog entry by stevejames

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It's raining sheep, Auckland, New Zealand travel blog

It's raining sheep

A travel blog entry by jmo

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... 's supposed to be warm so we must have gotten on the wrong plane, but she is insistant that this really is Auckland. I've checked my compass on my new watch but it doesn't seem to be working as it keeps changing depending on the direction I'm facing. I ...

Waiheke Wineries By Bike, Waiheke Island, Auckland, New Zealand travel blog

Waiheke Wineries By Bike

A travel blog entry by russiatooz

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... this weekend and took the passenger ferry over to Waiheke Island with Pamela and Chris. Waiheke is one of the larger islands in Auckland's Hauraki Gulf, and being only 45 minutes by ferry from the city centre, it's become another commuter suburb for rich ...

Cowgirls, Rugby and some Partying!, Auckland, New Zealand travel blog

Cowgirls, Rugby and some Partying!

A travel blog entry by hils

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A year after leaving New Zealand (and a 2 years after first arriving), I was back in Auckland. It was amazing coming into land, it was all cloudy and then a gap in the cloud appeared just as we flew over land rising up out of the water! Landed and ...

Coromandel Peninsula, Auckland and Bay of Islands, Auckland, New Zealand travel blog

Coromandel Peninsula, Auckland and Bay of Islands

A travel blog entry by marc-patty

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... of chips. That's like less than 2 pounds, so ridiculously cheap! After the Coromandel Peninsula, we stop at New Zealand's largest settlement, Auckland. It's so big by local standards (1.3 million), a third of New Zealand's population lives here. As ...

Back to Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand travel blog

Back to Auckland

A travel blog entry by bobsonthegreat

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Well ladies and gents, I am back in Auckland for the time-being. I have got a job here for the next two months as a chimney sweep and today I nearly got stuck. I've got a brush and everything! It was my first day today, and my fellow chimney sweeps gave ...

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

Leaving the Land of the Long White Cloud

A travel blog entry by bush-trotters

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... feel to it. We were staying in affluent Ponsonby with the very hospitable Veronique and Stephen, and their son Thierry, winner of New Zealand's most smiley baby award 2005. We scouted out downtown Auckland on the first day (the shops stayed open in the ...

Chapter 7: I go north, and I come back., Auckland, New Zealand travel blog

Chapter 7: I go north, and I come back.

A travel blog entry by easyread

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... up in the Auckland Sky Tower for a look around. It's a nice enough tower, I guess, but the only problem is that Auckland is a pretty average-looking city with few recognizable landmarks besides the Tower, so once you're up on the viewing deck there's not ...

Kiwi's on hols, snowgum and first  wedgie sport, Auckland, New Zealand travel blog

Kiwi's on hols, snowgum and first wedgie sport

A travel blog entry by coopertrooper

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... March and there has been no blog news. Lets play a little catch up with our January news. Our original plan was to leave New Zealand after Christmas but we are chuffed we decided to stay for the southern hemisphere summer as it has been muchos muchos fun. ...

Goodbye New Zealand, Auckland, New Zealand travel blog

Goodbye New Zealand

A travel blog entry by tom_hollie_2010

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... a small double room, result! The next morning we left Wellington for the 5 hour trip up to Taupo, our favourite place in New Zealand. Uncle Scott had offered to put us up for the night which we really appreciated. That afternoon he collected us from town ...

Kiwi land, for a rest, Auckland, New Zealand travel blog

Kiwi land, for a rest

A travel blog entry by jose

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We flew to Auckland for a few days and met up with a couple that we had met in Malawi. It was really nice to reminisce with them about Africa, and remember how interesting and full-on travelling was there. Randomly, and unknowingly a little too late, ...

HAERE RA NEW ZEALAND, Auckland, New Zealand travel blog

HAERE RA NEW ZEALAND

A travel blog entry by mandyandnick

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... camp that appeared in "Mens Health" magazine. Cox has vehemently denied that he was that man - but I can now reveal that even his own mother thought it was him (and she should know.........) Haere Ra New Zealand (goodbye in Maori) and G'Day ...

Culture Shock in NZ, North Island, New Zealand travel blog

Culture Shock in NZ

A travel blog entry by donstump1

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... , vans, motorcycles, tuk-tuks, bicycles, steam trains, diesel trains, electric trains, subways, light rail, and now a camper van. New Zealand is not America. Thats not a bad thing, just an observation from someone that probably had some subconscious ...

Rangitoto Conquerors, Auckland, New Zealand travel blog

Rangitoto Conquerors

A travel blog entry by russiatooz

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... on the city centre across the bay, skirt round us and then shroud neighbouring Motutapu Island in a grey blanket. In typical Auckland style, the weather was everywhere but here! The rest of the day we spent on a beautiful walk following the coastline ...

Penguins, Pies and Puking, Auckland, New Zealand travel blog

Penguins, Pies and Puking

A travel blog entry by ad_n_caz

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They've gone to such lengths to make us feel at home here they have even got Kiwi bar staff. We made it to New Zealand in one piece, or so we thought until Caroline started feeling unwell in Auckland on thursday morning, and was being very unwell all ...

Exit New Zealand, Auckland, New Zealand travel blog

Exit New Zealand

A travel blog entry by mbgower

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It would be nice if yesterday had been our last in New Zealand. Instead of that vast driving affair through greenery and ocean, we spend the actual last 24 hours ferrying stuff to the airport motel, looking for new luggage and returning the rental. The ...

Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand travel blog

Auckland

A travel blog entry by kevandsian

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Hi Guys, You can read our update from Auckland, New Zealand in our entry from Buenos Aires, Argentina entitled 'Tango in the Night!'. Cheers, K & ...

Moving on, Auckland, New Zealand travel blog

Moving on

A travel blog entry by vicki

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And so it's time for a new country. New Zealand has been absolutely amazing, with so much to see and do - but it now seems like such a long time ago that I arrived! So it's time for pastures new - on to South America. I'm pretty nervous (mainly ...

One dork they almost didn't let in, Auckland, New Zealand travel blog

One dork they almost didn't let in

A travel blog entry by dazzla

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... stlli getting his bags turned inside out beside me (good job too, as he looked a bit dodgy). Auckland is the biggest and most diverse city in New Zealand, with just over a million people. It's situated on a magnificent harbour filled with sailboats ...

Day 1 of #akirafinnontour, Auckland, New Zealand travel blog

Day 1 of #akirafinnontour

A travel blog entry by juanitafuatavai

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Hello everyone! Today is the day we are off on our 6 week family trip together. We will travel to Thailand, the UK, Europe and the US. Last night my nana stayed the night and helped my mum and dad pack and get me ready. Mum and dad want to travel as ...

Auckland - in transit, Auckland, New Zealand travel blog

Auckland - in transit

A travel blog entry by alinmattrtw2005

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Busking and flying., Aukland, New Zealand travel blog

Busking and flying.

A travel blog entry by bloomer

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... I should go into rap and hip-hop. Then I could make the big money. . . I was taken very good care of in New Zealand, especially in Aukland by my friends. Back at the ranch, Kim cooked up a nice meal, Gary arrived from his squash game, and we three had ...

Up Up into the Sky..., Auckland, New Zealand travel blog

Up Up into the Sky...

A travel blog entry by vickersontour

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... was obviously a child that she was not interested in stealing!! After the tower experience, we took a walk around the local area of Auckland before heading back to our studio for about 7pm. After chilli con carne we chilled in front of the tele. We are ...

Doing the Museum Bit - and paying for it!!!, Auckland, New Zealand travel blog

Doing the Museum Bit - and paying for it!!!

A travel blog entry by vickersontour

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... of games? Anyway, 5-1 is a cracking result and you can't argue with 9 points out of 9. After brekky, we took a walk to Auckland Domain, which is a big park in the city. This is also where the Auckland Museum is. We went in the museum - it's actually ...

Auckland at last, Auckland, New Zealand travel blog

Auckland at last

A travel blog entry by segacs

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Made it to New Zealand at last. I've lost count cause of the multiple time zone changes and the crossing of the international dateline but I think I was in transit for about 36 hours. First thing I did upon arriving at the hostel was to take a 15-minute ...

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