Cooks Gardens Motor Lodge

Address: Corner Guyton And Purnell Streets, P.O. Box 207, Wanganui, North Island, New Zealand | 4 star hotel
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This 4 star hotel, located on Corner Guyton And Purnell Streets, P.O. Box 207, Wanganui, is near Wanganui River and Whanganui National Park.
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    A travel blog entry by sdmjam-nz on Feb 25, 2015

    1 comment, 2 photos

    ... sadly very disappointing. It has abundance of history here but they seem to struggle to know quite what to do with it unfortunately. We did find the paddle steamer (pic) we had originally hoped we could take a trip on, but found out there is only one a day & this was too early for us. We, therefore, head back to our room to chill out for what remains of our day. We all live & learn I suppose. Here's hoping that Wellington provides better for ...

    Week One!!

    A travel blog entry by walli on Jan 12, 2015

    5 photos

    So Ive decided that I'm going to try to update this every week Monday night, That's Monday night here, so Sunday night back home.

    I left off last week just before Orientation.
    Our first official day was Tuesday the 6th, where we got a tour around the compound, and sorted out small things lie cooking ...

    Heading for another Antipodean Christmas

    A travel blog entry by brixhambertie on Nov 17, 2014

    77 photos

    ... was formed in 1989 when the township objected to becoming part of the Manawatu/Wanganui District, wanting to stay as part of the Taranaki District. You can buy passports and have them stamped at the local hostelry and join in the celebrations every couple of years at their Republic Day. We have our passports but unfortunately will miss the festivities as we shall be in the South Island during January.

    We arrived in New Plymouth and ...

    Out of the city

    A travel blog entry by suebar on Mar 17, 2014

    ... harbour. We stayed and chatted, drank coffee and tea and ate homemade scones and biscuits. It seems a long time since we sat in a lounge and relaxed in a home. We then made our way north on Highway 1 on the way to Wanganui. The scenery was very different from South Island. No spectacularly high hills but the road was along the coast for part of the way shortly after leaving Wellington. We had arranged to call in and visit one of Sue's cousins on the way. ...

    Goodbye Napier!

    A travel blog entry by sw19mike on Jan 30, 2014

    ... about the times the Cairds had had with the Johnsons, both in Poland and on Christmas Eve in London.
    Pohiri and Erena then chanted the Waiata Tautoko, which sums up the occasion.
    The last speaker traditionally presents a koha (gift) to help the marae. This was traditionally food, but now usually money, given to the tangata (people, in this case Erena!). It indicates that there are no more speakers. We did this ...