Category Archives: Weekending

Our family’s first camping trip: Anaura Bay

We did it! We’ve camped! We borrowed a ton of gear (a shit-ton to be exact), from some friends, made a bunch of food, packed an absurd amount of stuff (but sadly not enough warm clothes), and tagged along with … Continue reading

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40 Hours in Auckland

Our first weekend to the big city! Here we are on Friday afternoon before pulling out of our driveway for the 6.5 hour drive to Auckland. It’s hilly and green and then after a couple hours, you hit the Waioeka … Continue reading

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Hike up Te Kuri Farm Walkway

Today, at the surprising hour of 3 pm, we started a hike up the Te Kuri Farm Walkway. Surprising, since it was a 3-hour hike. So we were all exhausted by the end. But the day was gorgeous and we … Continue reading

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A daytrip up the coast to Tokomaru Bay

A couple weekends ago, we took a lovely Saturday and drove up Pacific Highway 35 to Tokomaru Bay. We wanted something we could do in an afternoon because Sean and I were both planning on running the Gisborne Quarter Marathon … Continue reading

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Labour Weekend

We’ve now celebrated our first Labour Weekend as Kiwis (and our second of 2012!). We had a great time around the area, seeing more of the new place we now call home. While this post will be a little on … Continue reading

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