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Chilly. 15 degrees.
We boarded the Dolphin Seeker with lots of others at 8.45 for our cruise of the Bay of Islands. We braved the outer deck and enjoyed seeing the various islands from the boat. We passed by a tall ship manned by students, the crew performing the Haka for us. We didn't see any dolphins and only caught a brief glimpse of …
Cool 14 degrees occasional light shower, windy at times
After a bit of shopping in Paihia our first stop today was at Haruru Falls, a nice spot just off the main road. Next we drove to Kerikeri through some lovely countryside. This pretty town is home to New Zealand's oldest surviving stone building, the Stone Store, built in 1835. Behind …
A bit chilly. 14 degrees. Occasional light shower.
Today we drove from Auckland to Paihia through some lovely countryside and green hills. We stopped at Whangarei at the tourist information and had lunch by their little harbour. We called in to the Pak 'n Save supermarket to stock up on some essentials and continued on our way. We went …
... had been made by people venturing up there when they probably shouldn't. There was no grass left where the make shift path had been made it was just a mud track. Matty wS determined that this was the way so we headed up. It was really slippery. We had to hold on to trees, branches and tuffs of grass just to stop us sliding back down. I was sure this wasn't the way and asked if we should turn around. Surely there was a proper path way somewhere? As neither of us had expected ...
... back of his property with a shower block which he let us use for $10. Luckily the kitchen door in the block had been left open so we quickly filled our water tank and put the kettle on for a takeaway tea – now that was a good value for money pitstop!
Then it was time to drive back the way we came from Waitangi, passing Whangerei, Waipu, Wellsford and Warkworth again, only this time heading South to our final stop in New Zealand, ...