Providencia Country House

225 Middle Road, Havelock North, RD2, Hastings, North Island, New Zealand | Hotel
 

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Counting down the days

A travel blog entry by khughes17

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... the final but was 6th overall. 19/01/2014 Day off for me again today, Hef has gone back to finish the shed. I didn't do a lot. I walked into town to get some food for tea. I just read my book and watched a few films until Hef came back about 4pm after finishing the shed at 1.30pm! They all went to the pub after work for some drinks. We went to Mark and Trish's so Hef could grind his gear. We sat with them for a while chatting as Mark decided with Colin what work was on tomorrow. ...

Gangnam style

A travel blog entry by khughes17

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... I give Laura a book for her to read on the plane. Fair swap I thought lol! They've been really good company and we're sad to see them go :( 20/12/2013 Back to Dennis Bells to do some more fun sheep. Dwayne has to pick his dad up today for Chrostmas so we have two different shearers, Matu and Thebaut. Mark was a little late picking is up and he texts Harry saying he'll be a little late. Then Harry replies saying he's in Hastings not Waipawa! So Mark has to contact Colin ...

Eat, sleep, work, repeat....

A travel blog entry by khughes17

... A morning shearing full wool ewes and an afternoons crutching. The gang; shearers - joe, mick & hef, rousies - Hayley, laura & me, presser/sheepo - bolzy (Zumba instructor!) Joe is good fellow; only 20. He used to be a presser; one of Colin's best, and now he's a full time shearer. Hayley & bolzy are a couple; he's huge and she's tiny! Both very good workers. And Hayley's son, Chief, came along today for a ride and helped filling pens. We had about 200 ...

A little place called 'home'

A travel blog entry by khughes17

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... than this!! I'm imagining peak season when the temperature is in the 30s and we come home to a caravan full of flies that is melting at the seams. "It's got a working fridge!" I didn't want to be ungrateful and I wouldn't of minded a few days in there but 9 weeks??? He asked if we need anything and we say we have no bedding as we haven't been able to get our stuff from our friends. There's a few looks and then he says "tell you what, we can ...

A look around Hastings..

A travel blog entry by carolineanne22

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It was our last day visiting Grandad Bill and the rest of our family in Havelock North and our stay had been very enjoyable.. the weather had also been incredible the whole time!

We were going to meet my cousin, Heather, in town for lunch so Gaye also decided to show me Hastings city centre which was definitely more to my speed than Napier. ...

Location

This hotel, located on 225 Middle Road, Havelock North, RD2, Hastings, is near Te Mata Peak, Grape Escape Ltd, Craggy Range Winery, and Sileni Estates.
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