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Very reasonable price. Everything good, clean, very friendly and helpful host.
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We didn't want to look around much for a hotel, so we took about the first motel on our way into the town and it was quite ok. Marineland Motel.
Napier is a pretty town with its Art Deco buildings, although a bit empty, if there hadn't been the Indian Diwali Festival, we'd not have seen much life there.
We found a …
... will settle for breakfast in the car park next time.
When we finally made it to Napier, we went to the National Aquarium of New Zealand. It is not the biggest one I have seen but it’s pretty good. It has all the usual suspects in there, with a large tank with stingrays and sharks and various other fish. We saw a diver go in and feed the fish – his party trick was putting the dead fish in his mouth and getting the stingray to eat it from ...
... wind farm on top of it. It was the Tararua Wind Farm, which has been around since about 1999 and was one that I had researched when I was doing some of the first wind farm planning approvals work in South Australia back in about 2001. Now it has a gazillion turbines all over the hills and unless you have an appreciation for the beauty of these things (most people don't), it makes for a pretty ugly sight due to the ...
The moment had now arrived to set off to Napier airport in our usual style: 15 minutes before final checkin time. We arrived at the airport and checked in, took photos to capture this memorable moment in our lives, and said farewell to our family and friends. We sat down in our seats and pinched ourselves as we couldn't believe it was finally happening. The 36 hour journey had now ...
... Art Deco. Since then, little has changed and as a result of a local law, nothing now can be changed. The result is an almost perfect little Art Deco city. We arrive in it at about 1.00 pm and are only here for the one day. Gordon quickly cleans his monocle and dusts his spats and I put on my cloche hat and we dash off to explore the town.
It is by the sea and has a beautiful Marine parade with a backdrop of the sea. Needless to ...