Portside Hotel

2 Reads Quay, Gisborne, North Island, New Zealand | 3 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Gisborne

Day 33 Gisborne

A travel blog entry by stuartandsue on Feb 25, 2014

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... the vineyards, through the town to the beach. While we were driving around, looking for accommodation we saw a school crossing lollipop system. It was two 6 or 7 year old girls operating it! (Supervised, of course). Do the Lollipop ladies' Union support this blackleg action? Eventually, we decide to stay at the Top 10 and get a family chalet with all the facilities, including a dining table no less. All for £50. 100 yards from the beach. Short ...

On the road again

A travel blog entry by evi21 on Jan 05, 2014

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... let's not be too bitter shall we? Anyway, if I had, I wouldn't have met a couple of absolutely wonderful people. So I rebooked it. I got picked up outside my hostel together with a German girl. The East Cape tour is run independently by Jason, he's working with Stray but not for them. This means you can book an East Cape trip with him even if you're not travelling with Stray. He has his own 16-seater minibus, which is a huge difference to the buses Stray usually ...


A travel blog entry by shoestringkiwis on Oct 17, 2013

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... Club carpark tonight and enjoyed long hot showers and a beer over there. We had Eggplant, Chickpea & Spinach Curry for dinner with brown rice.

Our middle-aged bodies are a wee bit tired tonight, but another great day really.


- 2 tablespoons of neutral oil
1 inch piece of fresh ginger, ...

Whitianga to Rotorua to Gisborne

A travel blog entry by flyingadventure on Mar 26, 2013

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... been flogging brochures, pens and hats around the airfields we had visited.
Our course was going to take us around the most eastern part of New Zealand and then into Gisborne, the first city West of the date line to see the new day dawn. More stunning coastal scenery, now with an added bonus: a Europa flying in close formation. We picked a couple spots to make a big, slow circle so we could open the window and Jon could take ...

What has Huarata taught us?

A travel blog entry by stephanhawks on Jan 25, 2013

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Alright, because we are coming to the end of our month long stay at Huarata near Gisborne, it is time for a recitation of what we have learned and hope will help future travelers to this area.
1. Whether you learned to drive on the right side of the road or the left side of the road, DRIVE NZ. There are so many curves and mountains, it forces you to at least slow down, if not stop, and smell the (enter your own desired smell because reality is usually ...

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This 3 star hotel, located on 2 Reads Quay, Gisborne, is near Longbush Wines and Montana Wines.
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