Pukematu Lodge

Top Flagstaff Hill, Russell, Bay of Islands, North Island, New Zealand | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Russell

Where it all started

A travel blog entry by jimandi


... Maori had no concept of individual ownership, so when the early European settlers arrived, the Maori helped themselves to the unsecured supplies of their new neighbors. The Stone Store was built to securely hold settlers supplies such as food reserves, metal tools, muskets and other provisions.

The location of the mission was interesting as it is at the junction of a fresh water stream and an inland waterway leading to the sea.

Beautiful Bay of Islands

A travel blog entry by tom_and_emma


... to see Haruru Falls. It was a wonderful evening with excellent local seafood (mussels and prawns) and great lamb and steak served as the main course. We saw a lovely sunset while we were eating and had some lovely wine that Kate and Sam had bought at OBV Vineyard.  On our last day we headed south fairly early as we had a few stops to make. We saw some of Kate and Sam's relatives at Whangarei and ...

Day 138 - Bay of Islands - Russell

A travel blog entry by neensandpete


... we drove over to the Bay of Islands and stopped at Haruru Falls to make some lunch. This was a small but pretty waterfall and a nice stop to have a picnic. We then headed into Paihia which is a beautiful coastal town. The weather today was great (28 degrees and sunny) so we headed onto the beach for the first time since Miami. Unfortunately the sea was freezing so Neen refused to go in. After a couple of hours of sunning ourselves we got the car ferry over to Russell where we are ...

Rafting at Tully river

A travel blog entry by laracamille

... Pyrenees!! We had a nice BBQ for lunch which filled us up. At the end of the day we went to the pub to look at the photos, which I wanted to buy but where soo expensive if I was the only one buying them!! So didn't get them.. When we got back to mission beach I called orange to try sort my phone out but I have to connect it to a computer with iTunes so can't do it yet!�� ...

Paihia to Auckland

A travel blog entry by laracamille

... got wifi in the village, had super noodles for lunch then headed off to Auckland.. We stopped off to see a waterfall on the way back then I slept pretty much the rest of the journey until we arrived in Auckland.. I went to the shop then just chilled ...

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This hotel, located on Top Flagstaff Hill, Russell, is near Treaty House, Kings Dolphin Cruises, Paihia Harbour, and Waitangi National Trust & Treaty House.
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    5.00 of 5 stars Outstanding