Category Archives: NZ

Taupo Weekend and Gym

This past weekend was the first weekend since Mid April that I didn’t have netball (bonus of the school holidays I guess) or a workshop so we decided to head up to the lake (Taupo) for a relaxing weekend with … Continue reading

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Anzac Day Walking

I have been so slack at posting the past couple of months, I’m hoping once our work deadlines are out-of-the-way (only a few weeks left) and I’ve gotten in the groove of studying (will that ever happen?) that I will … Continue reading

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Easter Weekend 60th & Hitch Hikers

Over Easter my family headed up to Hamilton for my aunties 60th birthday that had a ‘something from the 60′s’ dress code. I can tell you now none of the outfits were pretty!! I can just imagine what our grandchildren … Continue reading

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Wanaka Bak Paka Review

I stayed at Wanaka Bak Paka for two nights on my trip down to Queenstown and Wanaka and must say that my first impression of the place was very good. It is located a short 5 minute walk from the town centre, … Continue reading

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Absoloot Value Accomodation Queenstown

I stayed at AVA for three nights when I got to Queenstown and then another 4 nights when I returned after Wanaka. The location is fabulous, you can’t get much closer to the lake without staying somewhere with a ridiculous … Continue reading

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Sometimes life is hard

Sometimes life is hard, you spend two hours walking up a huge hill and get rewarded with this amazing view. There is something to be said for the natural beauty we have in New Zealand, I don’t think we take … Continue reading

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Wellington Tripping

Yesterday I made the trip down to Wellington and back in a day. Our friend that is staying with us was going down to see one of his friends and I decided to join him for the ride and catch … Continue reading

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Summer Walk Lusting

One of the awesome things about living in NZ is that we get 4 weeks holidays a year – which for me means a month off over Christmas through to Wellington anniversary (23 January), and the fact that it’s summer … Continue reading

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Taranaki Falls – Tongariro National Park

The second of our walks for Easter Weekend was to Taranaki Falls. I have no idea why its called this when its hours away from Taranaki but anyway, just so were clear this is actually in Tongariro National Park and … Continue reading

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Lazy Taupo Weekend

We went to Taupo with a bunch of friends this past weekend, for a bit of a lazy/boozy weekend. I was expecting it to be cold and not that nice but it was a pretty perfect weekend! Good people, good … Continue reading

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