Category: Adventures

New Adventures

So begins another exciting trip down south! We finally finished up our time working in Coromandel, we picked up another job on D’urville Island and have about five days to get there so we booked ourselves a road trip to our new job. Stay…

Hot Water Beach & Cathedral Cove

The most popular attractions here in the Cormandel area are Hot Water Beach and Cathedral Cove. We knew about both when we decided to take this job. After being here just over a month we felt it was time to check it out. The…

Coromandel Hike

We’ve been in Coromandel Town for almost two weeks now. We sorely apologize for our lack of attention to the website, we just seemed to have fallen into a routine. As you know we are working while in Coromandel Town, which has turned out…

Hobbiton

"In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit. Not a nasty, dirty, wet hole, filled with the ends of worms and an oozy smell, nor yet a dry, bare, sandy hole with nothing in it to sit down on or to eat:…

Dune Ride to Cape Reinga

After spending a few rainy days inside it was time for an adventure! Our days here in Paihia are quickly coming to an end and we still have a couple of things we have to check off. We booked a dune rider trip through…

Waitangi Treaty Grounds 

Today we went to the spot where New Zealand's founding document, the Treaty of Waitangi, was signed on Feb 6, 1840. This treaty was signed by representatives of the British Crown and various Maori chiefs from the North Island of New Zealand. It resulted…

Road Trip to Coromandel 

So we're narrowing down to our full month in Paihia and we finally have a plan as to where to go next!  This is our Road Trip to Coromandel! 1) First, we hop on a bus back to Auckland which is about a four…