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... had stopped and the wind had dropped. I took a few shots but the sky was overcast so we when into the church. The church in Russell, 'Christ Church' is the oldest standing church in New Zealand and goes back to the first European settlers who arrived in NZ. Inside it was like a story book scene with a balcony and all the trimming and as we were sitting waiting for the bride to make ...
... Hotel is also the oldest hotel establishment in New Zealand. We loved Russell as it is very peaceful and picturesque. We then jumped on one of the many small ferries that takes you back to Paihia. Once we arrive in Paihia we drive along the coast to Waitangi and visit the Waitangi Visitors Centre and the Waitangi Treaty House and grounds. This site is of signifiant importance in the history of New Zealand and the Maori people and European ...
... the bay is huge and beautiful. Pete and cush arrived about 7 and we had a few drinks at home before going to an Indian/Thai restaurant which was excellent! Cush's sister was with them and we met her 6 years ago so was nice to see her again! It was so unreal that our paths crossed this very day and we had a great time catching up with news...need to do that more often! An excellent day and a wonderful night's ...
... problems ever since.
I parked up and we strolled over to the visitor centre. Big sign saying free entry and a young girl sat by a turn style just behind. I walked up to her . She smiled " good morning sir and where are you from? ". " UK " I said as I smiled back . " cool that will be $25 then please"
" but it says free entry?"
" yes if you live here but you are a foreign visitor"
So I paid $ 25 ,Lil got in free. I had tried ...
... we really have saved the best till last. We could have spent all month here. Russell is gorgeous. We took a little walk down into town after we settled in and had an icecream and devised a plan of an early tea then walk down to the wharf to fish for an hour whilst Andrea read her book....yes I caught something! Not sure what it was but hey! Right early night as tomorrow is dive day!! ...