Summit Motor Lodge

213 Waihi Road, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, North Island, 3110, New Zealand | Hotel
Prices starting from $108.00

Travel Blogs from Tauranga

A place to soar

A travel blog entry by kerrynjones


... a collective image of learning and teaching, the power of documentation, providing an intriguing environment, considering the rhythm of the day, and planning for thoughtful transitions.Both centres are also documenting children's learning in thoughtful and respectful ways. I was interested to see in the staffroom a little note to remind writers about the lenses through which they might assess children's learning when writing a learning story. To me this was significant because ...


A travel blog entry by edddadams


... of the earths crust and magma lying close to the surface. A large plant generates electricity from the geothermal springs. 15% of New Zealand's electricity is generated this way. This meant that the whole area is dotted with plumes of steam. Our next stop was Orakei Korako. A boat took us out across the lake. We wondered for an hour and a half, unguided, and viewed the Emerald terrace, a silica platform and silica waterfall which have been produced ...

Surf & sand at our first "Freedon Camp"!

A travel blog entry by twodrifters07


... that house pubs or hotels, most with an old sign advertising Lion Red beer. It was definitely a locals hangout, with everyone running a tab in their own numbered glass or mug and getting in on the hotel 'pokies'...we bellied up to the bar, ordered a Lion Red, and got yakking with Bruce and Cas, who write up all their favourite pubs in the northland for local travel magazines (sounds like a job D & ...


A travel blog entry by carrhaughan


... in a pretty cool place which is a bit like a house-share – we have no in-room facilities, but full access to the house with massive lounge, kitchen/diner etc. The house itself is huge, a beautiful listed late-nineteenth century property with views over the harbour. We head out and buy some food, then chat with the owner, Memphis, (yes that is her real name) and a few other guests as we cook and eat.

The next morning we head ...

Beach, braai and beer

A travel blog entry by antandsash


... kids and start fire! Owen and Jodi's friends arrived and we all sat outside on the long wooden table and enjoyed a feast...Ant and I made a Thai salad to contribute to the meal.

After dinner it was time to make a brew....Owen makes beer about once a month and is really into it. Pity we are not going to be around to help make the wine they hope to make in ...

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This hotel, located on 213 Waihi Road, Tauranga, is near Maunganui Beach and Waimarino Adventure Park.
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    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding