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After breakfast we thankfully leave the hustle & bustle of Auckland to head north for Paihia. The roads are clear & well sign-posted. We arrive in Paihia to sunshine & beautiful coastal scenery. We've booked our accommodation already & are staying at the Outrigger Motel - we receive a genuine warm welcome from our hosts Greg & …
... well that was a lesson for everyone in not what to do in future. As things turn quiet after an initial spate of excitement, we up anchor and move to another spot that Steve hasn't fished for over a month because of the amount of sharks that were in the area. Despite all of us soon hooking up to more kingfish, it soon becomes apparent that the sharks are still in the area and in turn we all manage to lose our catches to those thieving *******s. Only ...
... announced another cruising boat had seen orcas just outside the bay. The boat did a U-turn and went over there. After few minutes circling around, they appeared, two of them. Oh.my. god. I couldn't believe my eyes. Again, they were cruising around the boat, unafraid. The captain mentioned that the presence of orcas could have alerted the dolphins we had seen earlier and may be this was the reason why they were not playful earlier. ...
... served us and found out that her boyfriend is actually from Keighley, so it really is a small world out here!
Matt took us for a bit of a walk around the town and introduced us to the 'crazy lady' who was walking around in a high-vis and mumbling to herself and also the fancy toilets that had shells on them.
Matt told us about this place called 'Charlie's Rock' where there's a big waterfall going into a pool of water which was apparently full of eels. However ...
... wild animals ( turkeys, horses, pigs,...) as the forest area spreads out.
The wood industry is very important in New Zealand. The majority of houses are made of wood. Only the high end villas are built with harder materials. We keep on seeing on the road these massive american double trailer trucks loaded with large logs. Whilst a portion is locally used, a lot is exported to ...