The Mermaid Guesthouse

Address: 1 Epuni Street, Wellington, North Island, New Zealand | Hotel
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This hotel, located on 1 Epuni Street, Wellington, is near TheNewDowse, Petone Settlers Museum, Percy's Reserve, and Tunnel Gully.
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Travel Blogs from Wellington

Travel blog. Entry 23. New Zealand part 3

A travel blog entry by sarlexpovend on Nov 11, 2014

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... later and we had somehow struck a deal to stay the night for free (usually $40) in return for some weeding. The really exiting part was that Aroha island just happened to be a Kiwi sanctuary. Staying the night meant that we would have the opportunity to walk around the island after dark in the hope of spotting one of New Zealand's rarest birds in its natural habitat. As night fell we prepared ourselves for the evening ahead, wrapping up warm and testing out our red flashlights ...

Lights, camera, action!

A travel blog entry by wattsy on Oct 27, 2014

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... in their work. It's very clever how they make the prop's, the weapons being made from polyurethane so that the actors can fight without actually harming each other. Whilst they are made from polyurethane they do genuinely look like wood and metal.

We're told we are not allowed to take any pictures, but I'm not sure why as most of the props are from films that have already been released. The only ...

North Island- the final leg

A travel blog entry by gerty581 on Oct 05, 2014

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... Ages. The Anglican church (in the early 19th century) was already undergoing reform due to corruption. This reform was influenced by another movement – a lot going around, the Oxford Movement which advocated a return to the theology, sacraments, and liturgical practices of the middle ages. So combined with Gothic architecture they hoped we would recapture the religious perfection of the Middle Ages, but ...

Wellington with Illingworth!

A travel blog entry by wallis1983 on Sep 08, 2014

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... br>
Lunch break! Opted for the classic steak pie, and it was a good choice.

2nd floor

The sections that everyone seem to talk about when they discuss Te Papa is the earthquake house and the colossal squid (Mum I bet you just shuddered at the idea of seeing a colossal squid.)

First up the earthquake section, having never experienced an earthquake, and I hope and pray it remains that way, this was a really interesting section. It explained all about ...

Who said it would all be plain sailing?

A travel blog entry by themossfamily on Aug 15, 2014

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... door, the wind almost sucked me out, and so we made a hasty retreat, and use of the caravan facilities was favoured. Our boat sailed at 2pm, and so we needed to stay local. Thankfully, Windy Wellington is relatively compact, with a walk across town apparently taking around 20-30 minutes. I say apparently because it certainly didn’t take us that short amount of time. Then again we did have 3 kids being blown two steps back for every one step forward. ...