Monthly Archives: December 2007


Napier

Arrived in sunny Napier last night after a wonderful treat of a day getting here from Gisborne. What a fantastic drive. Stopped off and spent the afternoon mooching round beautiful Mahia Peninsular about 45 mins out of Gisborne. Got held up by sheep along the way but didn’t mind a single bit. Mahia is a truly wonderful place. Beaches to suit all sorts coming out of your ears… Spent some […]


East Cape 3

Well the last few days have been absolutely wonderful. A lot of driving but all of it completely awesome. Am currently in Mahia about to have a bit of a rummage round the peninsular – like what I’m seeing so far. Internet access here, dial up (and expensive) so will have to wait til I get to Napier or Wellington to post pics. Hotwater beach was pissing down with rain […]


And the rain it came… 7

Well today is definitely a wet playtime day. Has been pissing down since shortly after my last post. Windy too. Apparently this is what passes for sunshine and showers round here. Still every cloud and all that … means I don’t mind being indoors and on the net. Now have all required gadgetry to post pics I should have posted yesterday: Sunset from night before last Bits of yesterday’s lovely […]


Bay of Plenty & Coromandel

Well I’m still just loving this place. Spent most of last week hanging out with friends in Tauranga / Mount Maunganui. Beautiful beach. Day trip to Rotorua was great – as well as bubbling pools of mud there was a beautiful walk in the Redwood forest, lakes aplenty and general loveliness. Now in Coromandel. The drive up here was absolutely awesome. Today drove up from Coromandel Town to Colville (blink […]