Thornton Lodge

Address: 171 Oceanbeach Road, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, North Island, New Zealand | Hotel
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This hotel, located on 171 Oceanbeach Road, Tauranga, is near Maunganui Beach.
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Travel Blogs from Tauranga

We're ready to go (almost)

A travel blog entry by frasersontour on Sep 04, 2015


We're heading out tomorrow and are in the process of making sure we don't carry too much luggage. I'm assuming that means that the race car is not coming, however, 142 (the race car) has beaten us down to the South Island on a holiday so I can't assume that there's not some extra baggage in the back of the aircraft! ...

Monday 18th May @ 1pm

A travel blog entry by on May 18, 2015

2 comments, 3 photos

... and slightly begging, email for Richie to squeeze D in. Tucked away between Fat Dog Cafe and Subway there is a white door leading to the Toiariki studio and to one of the nicest guys you could ever hope to meet. All the designs are free drawn directly onto the skin and are shaped to incorporate the things that are important to you. The tattoos tell a story and are not simply pretty designs, this is just a happy coincidence. After a brief chat Richie got to work, first ...

An Introduction

A travel blog entry by gill.peterhosie on Apr 25, 2015

2 comments, 2 photos

... some months doing two things - annoying the hang out of our son who lives in Durham, N.C. and learning more about his world We have purchased our son's old car that he was selling, and we are intending to purchase a caravan or in USA terms a tow behind or travel trailer so that we can explore the eastern coast if the U.S. So we are now the proud owners of a Ford Trail ...

The Goat

A travel blog entry by carolynaubrey on Mar 28, 2015

1 comment, 11 photos

... was the only point in the race that I became mentally fatigued, it just went on and on. But at 16km there was a river crossing (useful for cleaning off mud and clay) and a photographer yelling encouragement, and then a respite from mud and into a bit of clear running, again uphill and downhill, dodging roots for a kilometre, until you could hear the music and the crowd. At 17k we burst out of the bush into the clearing where the finish line was, did a lap of ...

Day 42 Tauranga, New Zealand

A travel blog entry by luv2cruise on Feb 22, 2015

46 photos

... 600 of us?, the food just kept on flowing. There were benches set up everywhere and the hobbits would come over and offer whatever they had on their trays. There was even roast lamb chops and venison. One did not go hungry.

As it got dark, there was a great laser show, showing Crystal's seahorse emblems and 25th anniversary. Then they showed clips from a Hobbit movie. At the end of all this, they had a fireworks ...

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