Cranford Oak Motel
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... cricket on Sundays were forced to find a private ground as no play was allowed. The ground was formed by Harry Waters, managing director of Christchurch Cinemas and a keen cricketer. Not only is it a gorgeous setting in a beautiful valley but until 3 years ago no women were allowed at the ground. I'm not sure if that also was a reason for the naming of the ground.
There have been many famous international cricketers who ...
... wandered through the cave, climbed rocks and attemtped to take jumping photos in the water. Sandy and wet, we climbed back into the car and drove the crew up the Port Hills to see a view of Christchurch from above (one of my favorites) and a glimpse of the Southern Alps to the West and the Pacific Ocean to the East. We arrived back home and while everyone rotated between showering and napping, Chef Mark began to whip up his final masterpiece: ...
The weather in Mount Cook was dreadful as we left and started to improve about the same place as it had deteriorated the day before. As we passed below Lake Pukaki we passed over another section of the Canal between Lakes Pukaki and Tekapo. Then passed another canal between Lakes Tekapo and Pukaki, the system of waterways that support the hydroelectric power generation is amazing. We drove through a few nice towns and across the longest bridge in ...
... shipping containers (see pictures). It was quite a unique sight and a nice area to hangout in if ever in Christchurch. We were also stunned by how serene the city center was, especially the lack of people. It is something I guess we need to get use to in NZ, i.e. a vast country with a small population.
Our first day ended early given our overnight flight and need for sleep. We were very excited at the prospect of what the next few days had in store for us. Stay ...
... as the rooms only went to #24 and we were in #25 (it was hidden around the corner), we were greeted by a room with dorm-style bunks with nice linen made up on the beds, but no blankets or quilts. And it was now 11.40pm!! Well I got sent back to the office by a tired wife and rang the after-hours bell which had been conveniently concealed with some kind of cover, so as to hopefully turn away desperate guests in despair. Moments later ...