New Zealand · 12 Days · 47 Moments · July 2016

Jenny's voyage in New Zealand

17 July 2016

Our last night in New Zealand's North Island ..... :( had a great time and saw some wonderful parts of New Zealand. It is an amazing country, with so many hidden treasures, thanks to Scott Cooks Frenzy books we were able to find some of the hidden wonders ! Home to beautiful Paynesville tomorrow. Back to work Tuesday :(
Brian saluting me at Takapuna
Clarks beach ... Nice spot but not much to do ... On the road again :)
Driving from Hamilton to maybe Clarks beach today ... Our last night in New Zealand

16 July 2016

Raglan is beautiful

15 July 2016

Some sights on the road from Waitomo heading West The Natural Bridge and Marokopa Falls

14 July 2016

Our parking spot for the night at Seaview holiday park
Mokau beautiful black sand beach but strange little town , the Seaview holiday park is very average with run down amenities ... Worth it for the view only
What s wild night in Ohakune .... The Motorhome was rocking from side to side in the stormy wind heavy rain and hail ... Stepped out this morning into a 6inch deep puddle .... Nice. Leaving now heading to Mokau

13 July 2016

Drive to mount Turoa
A drive to Ohakune today

12 July 2016

Huka Falls
Walked the Wairakei Thermal Valley.... Pooped !
Driving to Taupo .. Amazing country

11 July 2016

Moiri experience and dinner great night
Moiri experience with dinner .... Great night
Thermal area in the middle of a park
Road to Rotorua
Beautiful day today .... Stopping soon for coffee in Katikati mural town
Leaving Pauanui .... Nothing much here and motor park was basic off to Rotorua for a couple of days

10 July 2016

Some of today's pics driving the Coromandel peninsula
Sunshine this morning :) driving to Coromandel ..... And then to Pauanui .... Might check out some real estate ....... ! Just joking

9 July 2016

Only made it to Orewa .... Glad we found this place
Leaving Paihia this is a must visit spot ....lots of things to do here and gorgeous place....Heading across to Kaikohe .... Then down to Waiuke for the night.... Raining again :(

8 July 2016

At the local RSA club ... Was greeted by Rowena with a handshake and kiss on the cheek ... Such welcoming people :)
View from the swordfish club
Flippers came to visit ... Brian caught this pic .... So awesome
Rough ride out to The hole in the Rock... Bay of Islands
Morton bay fig planted 1870 it's enormous
One amazing tree
Duke of Marlborough hotel... Russell
On the ferry to Russell..... Lunch at the oldest pub in NZ then a cruise to hole in the Rock
Haruru Falls
Morning from Paiha

7 July 2016

I think Paynesvilles heavy rain has followed us , hope it brightens up tomorrow .... Still driving ... 5 hours so far .... They said it's a 3 hour trip.... Wine time me thinks!!!
Northern motorway
Wow the Motorhome briefing took a while .... Found supermarket for supplies .... And Wine ;) finally on our way to our first destination Waitangi
Our home for the next 12 days
Nice room good service
Morning all.... Hmmmm nice comfy bed at Heartlands Hotel .. Auckland. Off to our motor home soon and heading to Bay if Islands.

6 July 2016

Time for a wine and relax before we take off
At airport flight delayed 30 mind