Atawhai Beachcomber Resort
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- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... afternoon all planned out. Most of the group went on some waka cultural tour but Simon, Elliot, brianna, peta and I all went . . . PARASAILING!!! I had never really thought anything of it before but it was sooooo much fun. Wasn't nervous at all and us three girls all went up together. It's the one where you are attached to a speed boat and go up in the air with a parachute. We went up to 1200ft/400m for 12 minutes and got the best view of the bay and islands. Brianna took her go pro and ...
... bodies. Wiping it only seemed to exfoliate it into our sunburn so we settled for the option proving the most success - whipping it off each other with our towels. It was only when the whipping noises ceased we noticed the entire family intently watching us whilst feasting on their watermelon. We retrieved the oreos from the boot and hastily headed towards the open road; the disgusted looks of the watermelon family whilst we devoured ...
... didn’t clear for the rest of the evening. We decided rather watch the fireworks in the rain and jostle with the other punters for a good spot, we would instead stay in, play Scrabble and watch Monty Python. I don’t think we even stayed up till midnight, boring gits that we were were passed out by 11pm in front of the telly like a pair of wallies.
Happy New Year 2015!
Well, there’s next year! Who knows where I’ll be by then? Watch this ...
... good. Those performing the show were clearly passionate about what they do and see it as a way of retaining and sharing Maori culture. There were a number of Haka's (dances), and singing, some traditional Maori songs, others more contemporary Polynesian music (thing Hawaiian Hula music). But it was very good, and mainly involved sitting so allowed Kirsty time to recover too.
We decide to stay the night in Paihia, and enjoy the sun and warmth. It's almost like being on ...
... said how she just couldn’t live with the memory of Grace’s huge blue sad eyes looking up at her as she was being told she couldn’t get in the water. And so after all the drama we set sail. We sailed past Moturoa Island (2nd largest island in the bay) followed by some unusual looking volcanic black rocks. Next was Marsden cross, Assassination Cove, and islands such as Roberton Island (apparently captain James cook anchored the ‘endeavour off the ...