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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    Travel Blogs from Wanganui

    56. Taumarunui to Whangunui (3 days, 162 miles)

    A travel blog entry by thomsontrolls on Mar 24, 2015

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    ... expectation of the settlements being linked to civilization by a road - something which never happened. It's a truly incredible place and a vivid, living history. As we sped down the river on our jet boat out, we considered what those servicemen must have thought as they were boated in all those years ago. The pioneering spirit they must have held - like those who worked the Timber Trail - is unimaginable. We would definitely have pulled a hamstring on the first day and got the next boat ...

    Week One!!

    A travel blog entry by walli on Jan 12, 2015

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    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

    ... Such a pretty little town, nestled amongst wooded hillside and mountains – what it needs is a Cycle Trail to bring people through again.

    The actual Forgotten Highway followed – also known as The Forgotten World Highway. The day was bright and sunny – Jeremy was driving so I got to do the oohing and aahing. When we first came to NZ many of the roads we travelled on were christened “hissing kettle” roads because ...

    What happened here?

    A travel blog entry by rob-heulwen on Mar 18, 2014

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    ... is considerably cheaper. Using an exchange rate of 1.87 that makes a litre of diesel about 0.79p and petrol about 1.17. Far cheaper than UK (thank goodness as we done over 1,000km all ready). Will update you on the stats again. Ho well it's into Wanganui for something to eat and make up for lasts nights pizza (although it was good). We saw loads and loads of restaurants on the way through to the camp site but told most will be closed before 9pm so must ...

    Goodbye Napier!

    A travel blog entry by sw19mike on Jan 30, 2014

    ... the outside), and enter the whare. Once inside, where one of Erena's grandsons was also waiting, Baska, Chris and I sat, while Erena and Pohiri made speeches in Maori. Pohiri explained to us in English what had been said. Then each of us, first the men, then the women (woman!), took it in turns to say who we are, some background, and the connection we had with the family. This was very moving, and Chris was quite emotional when ...