Kawerau Thermal Motel
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... Only the top of the volcano is accessible as the rest of it is 700 km's beneath the ocean. It is in a line of volcanos starting from lake Taupo and up towards Auckland. There is a gauge they use for volcanoes 1 through 5 , 1 being inactive and there are 3 volcanos in NZ that are on the number 2 of the scale that Being some activity White Island being one of them. There are various measuring devices around the crater monitoring activity the last being in 2013 when a ...
... of winter jackets (most of which we will probably never use again) in the boxes, that's pretty much all we seemed to ship over.
since moving here, we have somehow become those people who have 'stuff'; there is no room in the second bedroom for a bed so anyone who comes to visit will have to make a little nest for themselves out of pannier bags, dry bags, camelback backpacks and an assortment of rucksacks and tents. I swear - we take more stuff to ...
... depending who you are kissing... it only took me head-butting 3 women to figure this out. the wailing and chanting (customary to the ceremony) certainly did nothing to ease the confusion of the 'which way should I kiss this person?' dilemma. the ceremony itself was pretty intense; my stress levels were not helped by the fact that there was a smouldering forest fire right next to the Marae, and that the helicopters dropping ...
... furry, I didn't exactly understand what the sales-guy said, it was something along the lines of 'we-are-still-growing-the-cotton-and-th e-trees-that-will-eventually-make-up-yo ur-couches' and 'it's Christmas!'. Great, just fab - no better way to make new friends than by inviting people over to relax on your floor / bed to enjoy a glass of warm wine out of the Briscoe's wine-briefcase. Never one to be pessimistic (ha!) we decided to turn this ...
... ignore the whole 'stuff' paragraph), it has been decided that I will bike to work (current commute, 3 minutes, but will be at least 7 once we move into the apartment); Daryn works in the next town over, so his commute by car is considerably more - 10 minutes (door to door), lucky for him, once we move he should be able to get this down to 8 minutes.
Next blog: moving and Daryn's thirsty coffee table.
Other places to stay in Whakatane
57 The Strand East, Whakatane | Motelfrom $118
34 Landing Road, Whakatane | Motelfrom $108
76 Domain Road, Whakatane | 4 star motelfrom $91