Paws for Thought

Address: 4 Russell Heights Road, Russell, Bay of Islands, North Island, New Zealand | Hotel
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This hotel, located on 4 Russell Heights Road, Russell, is near Kings Dolphin Cruises, Paihia Harbour, Salt Air Tours, and Waitangi National Trust & Treaty House.
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Travel Blogs from Russell

Bay of Islands ... Birth of a Nation

A travel blog entry by elainehayes on Feb 18, 2015

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... the partnership between Maori and the British Crown. There is also the largest ceremonial war canoe - at 35m long it needs 76 paddlers and is launched every 6 February to celebrate Waitangi Day.

The campsite was pretty, on the water edge overlooking Haruru Falls.

Further northwards tomorrow!


Waitangi Treaty house and Hole in the Rock.

A travel blog entry by ourtrip2015 on Feb 05, 2015

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... be rewarded with panoramic views of the islands and mainland. A spectacular sight. We also went to Russell which was called the hell hole of the Pacific but is now a quaint village with cafes and shops opposite Paihia.

After being taken back for the car we drove to Kerikeri airport and dropped Lynne off for her flight to Rotorua. Great to have spent the last few days with her and share some holiday experiences. Next stop for us Coopers Beach in Doubtless Bay.

Paradise in the North

A travel blog entry by partickhill on Jan 15, 2015

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... hitting the button after the dolphins had jumped! The water was beautiful and clear so we had no problem in seeing those dolphins that just swam next to the boat. The sail was great, and with the exception of the sail throu the Rock as there was a fair ‘swell’ I felt find and it was really hot so hence why I have the hat on!

The following day we drove up to Cape Reinga where the Tasman Sea meets the Pacific Ocean and is also the most northly point of ...


A travel blog entry by mfbernier65 on Oct 13, 2014

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... remnant of these tress in northern NZ. Glad we got to see them.

We are now back on the east coast of northern NZ in the Bay of Island area. We are staying in Russell, the oldest European settlement in NZ. Tomorrow will be visiting the village day and also a cruise to see the various islands in the area. On our way to Russell we stopped to find a couple of geocaches along the way and also saw the "Hundertwasser ...

Day 2

A travel blog entry by sarahgathergood on Oct 04, 2014

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... and one girl, can you believe it, who lives in Worthing! Her name is Sophie and she lives ten minutes away from me, small world. Have noticed kiwis like to say 'eh' or 'sweet as' at the end of every sentence. Have been called dear far too many times, also people seem to think i'm either french or german?! Weird. Great day today, am getting used to the time difference now but still feel like I'm on a ...