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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... the museum so you'll have to google it - as will I!) I believe it was an famous historic agreement between the Maori and the Whitefellas. Friedensreich Hundertwasser moved to Karetu near Kawakawa in the 1970s. The Austrian artist/architect and philosopher well known for his quirky design building in Vienna, the style of which is replicated in his Kawakawa Loos. Hundertwasser died in 2000 and a ...
... cream parlour, seriously the best ice cream ever. When you go in you are given samples of every flavour to try, and their flavours aren't the usual ones they had all sorts. I had a scoop of strawberry and garden mint, with a scoop of chocolate. It was decorated with candy floss! We then went to a place called cassette for the evening which was a kind of bar/clubby place which was good ...
... trails we headed back to the toadster (one of these nicknames might stick) and continued forward, stopping at a breath taking view of Hokianga harbour, before hopping onwards to Paihia where we spent the night. It turned out to be quite a unique night for us, being the temperatures dropped and for the first time in a long time, we were actually cold! Our return to England will not bode well for us…
The next morning we thawed out and ...
Today we got up early and checked out before heading to the pier for our 'Mack Attack Paihia' adventure. We were given long coats and life jackets and then loaded onto the boat and strapped in. Most boat tours in Paihia are slow full day trips for wildlife and scenery watching, but Mack Attack was a high speed (up to 100km/ph) alternative - right up our street! We headed out of the bay relatively slowly and saw all ...
... Brilliant. (I did really want to try them but there was sand and black bits in, I couldn't.) Went on a hike this morning to the tangi grounds. The views are lovely, got some great shots. Bye bye Paihia, back to Auckland for second leg. Seems strange we have known the group for 4 days and yet so sad to see people leave. Big (and I mean big) meal for us all for the expensive cost of $1.50 each! Cheap food, great company. I hope the next group joining us are as good. (More pics to ...