Ocean Sands Motel

6 Maunganui Road, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, North Island, New Zealand | Hotel
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This hotel, located on 6 Maunganui Road, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga, is near Maunganui Beach and Waimarino Adventure Park.
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Travel Blogs from Tauranga

A true adventure playground

A travel blog entry by kerrynjones on Jul 02, 2014

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... the structures appear to have an obvious purpose whilst others are more open ended and even whimsical. There are logs deliberately positioned into the forks of trees to encourage children to climb the trees, chairs on which to sit and look out over the garden, an elaborate vegetable garden, bridges, ladders and entranceways into gardens. Near the top of the slope is a magnificent tree with a long rope ...

From South Island to North and beyond....

A travel blog entry by concon3546 on Mar 25, 2014

1 comment, 41 photos

... operation with full time gardeners keeping the flowers and veggie gardens looking great and in 2012 they built " the green dragon" - on Peter Jackson's suggestion - a " middle earth" style pub and everyone got a full stein of their chose of refreshment. 2500 visitors a day in peak season.

More surfing happened today with another lesson and all of us were able to ride " green waves" - an advancement - (with Guy's help telling us when to start ...

Geysers, Mud and a Paddle Steamer

A travel blog entry by john-and-anne on Mar 24, 2014

2 comments, 7 photos

... we stopped and visited the bathroom in the museum, ( I look at toilets now in a different light).

We then drove down the road for a buffet lunch and scenic cruise on the Lakeland Queen, a paddle steamer. This was lovely.

After lunch we were taken to Te Puia, the NewZealand Maori arts and crafts institute. Very very interesting. Our guide took us to see carving, weaving, kiwi birds which are nocturnal and we had to walk through their enclosure in the dark! ...

Week 5: the Father Heart of God

A travel blog entry by gerrardnate on Mar 02, 2014


... car. Two of the girls in the car ran up the street to the man. They prayed for him. His leg was healed! He walked up the hill with out the cane and his leg had more movement. He also cried with the girls, as they talked about certain relationships in this man’s life. After he walked away, a woman walks out her house (the spot where this happened was in a neighborhood) and tells the girls she has been praying for that ...

Mount Manganui

A travel blog entry by johnnym on Jan 27, 2014

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... the other side of the peninsula, rewarded for doing so first by a view of the sun beaming rays through the cloud and then by finding a walkway that took me back into town with water views. A pint in the craft beer pub next door, who were engaged in the easiest quiz I've heard-on my own I picked up 9/12 of the round I walked in on, though I should keep my knowledge of the Spice Girls' first single/album title to myself-and I was done for the day. Reading: Outliers, Malcolm Gladwell. ...

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