New Zealand - Day 8 - Omarama

New Zealand - Day 7 - Christchurch to Omarama

We rose late thanks to a late night and the gift of an 11am checkout time. While someone took our bags down and packed up the car we paid then set off for Wanaka via the Riccarton Mall for a bit of sh...

New Zealand - Day 6 - Greymouth to Christchurch

The sun was shining and the air was crisp and clear. A perfect day to travel through Arthur's Pass to Christchurch. We stopped at a snowy field and had a walk around. It was amazing. At Darfield we st...

New Zealand - Day 5 - Greymouth

We woke up and decided to go cave tubing for the day. Feeling clever, we went to the trouble of Googling the cave rafting company and finding a map. The website told us that it was a bright green buil...

New Zealand - Day 4 - Motueka to Greymouth

We got up and set off for the west coast today by taking the inland route from Motueka. We stopped to take some photos at the Buller Gorge and at several small beaches and lookouts on the way. Carl ob...

New Zealand - Day 3 - Takaka and Te Waikoropupu Springs

After a much needed sleep in, we went down to Motueka to pick up a few items then went home to find dad busy whipping up pancakes, so I drummed up a fruit salad to go with them. After eating, we jumpe...

New Zealand - Day 2 - Wellington to Motueka

Got up at 5:30 am (ugh) packed up our gear and marvelled at how far Carl's stuff had spread in the 20 hours he had been there. Danced around like idiots to I Like The Way You Move. Drove to Wellington...

New Zealand - Day 1 - The Arrival

Plane got to Wellington at 8:10. We shared a lovely hug :) It was raining but not too cold. After a hearty breakfast of pancakes and NZ bacon, we went to the Queensgate Mall in Lower Hutt city and bou...

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