Anchor House

Address: 6 Kowhai Crescent, Paihia, Bay of Islands, North Island, New Zealand | Hotel
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      The beautiful Bay of Islands

      A travel blog entry by shazbattical on Oct 08, 2014

      5 photos

      ... setting out. They were feeding and it was like a David Attenborough programme brought to life. They'd be working as a team to snatch at the school of fish, acceleration here, quick turns there. Wanting toplay withthe boat. Incredible creatures. Overseen by the Australian Gannet which was an amazing bird. They'd basically dive into the water and could go under as much as 20 metres to pick out fish. Hopefully you can see the ...

      Singing the Blues

      A travel blog entry by themossfamily on Aug 08, 2014

      1 comment, 7 photos

      ... chance of seeing wild dolphins, maybe whales and if Bottlenose dolphins could be spotted, the chance to swim with them if we wanted to! How glad am I though that I did the cruise! It has to be one of my highlights of the entire holiday so far. We boarded our boat at 9am in the town of Russel. The skies were clear blue, the sun was shining and the blue/green water was as calm as calm could be. We had to register our interest if we wanted to swim with Dolphins. Grace was ...

      Northern Explorer

      A travel blog entry by nbinette04 on Jun 20, 2014

      24 photos

      ... 2 km away. It was a gorgeous walk by the beach, and we both marveled at the Bay of Islands. The Waitangi Treaty grounds is where the the Waitangi treaty was signed on February 6th, 1840. This was an agreement between the British and Maori tribes that they would both cohabit New Zealand peacefully. We saw the treaty house, where the treaty was drawn up and where the British government representative lived. We also saw ...

      Hole In The Rock

      A travel blog entry by belinda.cobby on Apr 07, 2014

      2 comments, 6 photos

      ... br>
      On the way back we called in to the town of Russell which was where we had our first beers in New Zealand. Amy and I ordered good ole Corona's and Nick got a Tui... which was the smarter beer to order considering we can get Corona's anywhere in Australia :/

      We got a short ferry ride back to Paihia then went and found the Hururu falls. These beautiful waterfalls just a 5 ...


      A travel blog entry by carrhaughan on Mar 08, 2014

      9 photos

      ... sign). The Treaty has been described as a cross between a declaration of independence and a Magna Carta for New Zealand and the day it was signed – 6th February – is a national holiday in New Zealand (oddly enough, it’s called Waitangi Day).

      We book a tour with a local Maori guide, but we’ve got an hour spare so we tour the grounds, look at the governor’s old house (and read about some of the history of ...

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