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... they are that bit further on than Australia NZ just sort of gets forgotten.
12. Only fly during the day if you're going anywhere in NZ
You don't want to miss out on the stunning scenery
13. New Zealanders love their coffee
They have some of the best coffee in the world here, and Starbucks just doesn't cut it.
14. But they also drink a lot of tea
15. The brunch culture is incredible
... to the capital city, Wellington on Tuesday the 18th, was a casual one. We had a late breakfast and then strolled into town, all of 15 minutes from the ship. We did some minor shopping and got some medicine for Lynne to treat an ear infection that was causing her some dizziness.Today has been a sea day and we've spent much of it reading our books in various places around the ship. I finished all of the Tom Clancy novels and have now started with a similar ...
... harbor and Wellington. Often the winds are so strong, people can't go up there but our day was perfect. We went to WETA studios which, for movie buffs, is the famous company that makes all the special effects for many popular movies such as Lord of the Rings ( naturally), King Kong, Avatar and so on. We got to see a behind the scenes documentary and some of the tour folks planned to return later in the day for a behind the scenes tour. Next we went to parliament for a ...
... 1st XV 1959.
- 1st XV 1917-18.
- Played a match against New South Wales in 1921 and then retired a season later with a serious knee ...
For this instalment of the blog we tried to answer that age old question: "Which is better? North or South?" In this instance it was the two sides of the Cook Straight which separates New Zealand's two islands. To the south, the sleepy town of Picton and the Marlborough Sounds. To the north, Wellington and the infamous Rugby 7s. First up was Picton. About 30 minutes north of our last stop in Renwick, this sleepy little harbour town nestles in the middle of ...