Category Archives: New Zealand

We have maintained a silence closely resembling stupidity.

Saturday 3 December 2016 – Auckland, New Zealand. I have been back in London for six days now, and am suffering immensely from jet-lag induced tiredness. I have been struggling to find the motivation to knock this post off, and … Continue reading

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Muriwai Gannet Colony

Wednesday 30 November 2016 – Muriwai Beach, Auckland, New Zealand. Muriwai Beach is about a 50 minute drive from central Auckland, on a good traffic day… It is one of my favourite places in Auckland and I have been taking … Continue reading

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A walk up Ben Nevis. The New Zealand version.

Friday 25 November 2016 – Nelson, New Zealand. I arrived back in New Zealand in the middle of the night on Monday. I spent Tuesday around Auckland with mum and family – and got to spend an afternoon with my … Continue reading

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A trip to the zoo, a final day with Mason.

Tuesday 05 April 2016 – Auckland, New Zealand. Last day in New Zealand – it has all gone so fast, 12 days is such a short time. Even though it is our last day I was looking forward to it … Continue reading

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Visiting and old friend with an old friend.

Monday 04 April 2016 – Auckland, New Zealand. Like most bloggers I also follow and read a few other WordPress blogs and sporadically randomly read a few others. I like to see what is out there, what other people are seeing … Continue reading

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The end of the road–trip.

Sunday 03 April 2016 – Auckland, New Zealand. Wow, our little road trip is over today, and we only have two more days in New Zealand before we head back towards London. We have a couple of days in Hong … Continue reading

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If it’s yellow, let it mellow.

Saturday 02 April 2016, Northland New Zealand. The morning broke open with a better sky than it closed with last night, solidly grey but not raining at least. Today we return to the car and continue our journey south. Not … Continue reading

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Kicking about in and around Paihia.

Friday 01 April 2016 – Northland, New Zealand. Wanting to stay away from the main tourist hubbub of ‘downtown’ Paihia, I booked El and I a room in a small B and B in Haruru Falls, a couple of kilometres … Continue reading

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Cape Reinga

Thursday 31 March 2016 – Northland, New Zealand. After a really nice evening, we slept well and were up early. We had quite a big day ahead, with five or six hours driving to get up to the top of … Continue reading

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Lord of the Forest

Wednesday 30 March 2016 – Northland, New Zealand. As this New Zealand trip is a large part of El and my holiday allowance for the year I snuck a few days away for just the two of us amongst the … Continue reading

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