Kensington Motel

Address: 85-87 Kamo Rd., Whangarei, North Island, New Zealand | Motel
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This motel, located on 85-87 Kamo Rd., Whangarei, is near Poor Knights Island Marine Reserve.
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A travel blog entry by beaky on Aug 24, 2014

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... to do everything as neither of us has had a ‘proper’ camper before (last time I was here in NZ with my friend we bought a camper but it was basically a van with a bed in it). After learning how it all worked we then had to sort out insurance policies etc - not easy in NZ.

After negotiating a good deal, including a free bottle of wine and some DVD’s thrown in too we were ready to hit the ...

Poor Knights Island

A travel blog entry by kalie on Aug 22, 2014

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... encouraged by the fact that there was nothing poisonous in the waters, and the coral sharks are not aggressive.

So in we went - and man was it fantastic. Our guide was Jo, and she was great at pointing out all of the little things that we probably would have missed. Nudibrachs, which are no bigger than our thumb, were everywhere, and in such spectacular colours. I saw all sorts of cool fish, including scorpion fish. but no eels or rays. This first dive was ...

Cape Reinga

A travel blog entry by cheaperthancall on Jan 17, 2014

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... to get to the northern point. This is a spiritual place for the Maoris as its where their dead enter into the spiritual world. You can see why as there's just a mass of water in front of you so it feels like you are at the end of the world. It's also where the Pacific Ocean meets the Tasman sea. You could see a little difference in the colour of the 2. Next up was sand boarding on the dunes. I didn't expect them to be as high up but ...

Days are off by one !

A travel blog entry by teresaingreece on Dec 20, 2013

... took a walk around the shops and galleries and then returned on
the ferry to continue down the highway 1 to Kawakawa (pop. 1300)where I stopped
in to check out the famous bathrooms build by an Austrian named Hundertwasser.
Ceramic pillars outside on the sidewalk leading into a public bathroom covered
in ceramic pieces ,tiles and coloured bottles on the windows.
5pm we arrive at Brian and Christines to spend the


Mission beach to magnetic island

A travel blog entry by laracamille on Dec 08, 2013

... 15 so we just chilled in the waiting room, then when it was time to board the boat we went and sat upstairs... It was very windy and the boat seemed to jump over the waves which was strange!! When we finally arrived in magnetic island we had to get another bus to the hostel, the hostel seems quite nice.. Everyone keeps ranting about how good it is but it has nothing on Fiji!! The rooms as soo hot and stuffy, they have a small fan in which ...

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