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... jean Hastings and Havelock North, selling a lot of berries through their roadside stall and the local farmers market...you can imagine I was in my element there. I actually arrived just before the season started and helped them prepare for the start of the season, tidying up the roadside stall, putting up shade canopies and helping Fay (Bruce's mum) prepare for their Christmas party. Once we started picking saw the arrival of backpackers to ...
... was ex-territorial army REME and had been in NZ for 3 years. A really great guy and his lovely wife who was a nurse and bandage my knee. They were a merry bunch!
After a sleepless night, very warm in the hut,and finding out all sorts of aches and pains which hurt more than the knee, we got up and made ready for leaving. It was hard bidding goodbye to our friends who were carrying on! The water taxi who arrived was run by David, probably in his 70s, and the ...
... to tie in with it.
A huge cruise ship was in town. Shops vied for the passengers trade, selling 1930s memorabilia at 'special rates' to the cruise ship passengers! I'm not sure if there were many takers however of elbow length gloves or 1930s wigs!
We ended the day camping down the coast in Hastings, appropriately beside a pebble beach. A nice spot, looking out at the sea, the sun setting behind us. If every day was like this (or even just this warm) we'd be ...
... as well as organic fruits & veggies, crafts and clothing.
Before pulling out in the morning we toured the interesting Arataki Honey visitors centre, learning all about "everything honey". We even bought some of the coveted manuka honey, with sincere hopes we are allowed to bring it into Canada! Then into the MH we piled, and away we go...off to the south!
We left our Motel in Gisborne early as we had about 220 kilometres to travel and it takes a while on these roads. We decided to stop on the way if we saw anything unusual. Our first stop on route was at The Mohaka Viaduct, which is the tallest viaduct in all of Australasia, at 95 metres above the river. Just as we parked to start our walk to the river another car pulled up behind us and within 20 seconds ...
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