Category Archives: North Island 2013

Lake Wairarapa.

Left Featherston and went to Lake Wairarapa to do a bit of freedom camping. Was a drizzly day with low cloud. Most of the hills were hidden. It has a flat and desolate looking surroundings. Absolutely no wind at the … Continue reading

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Clifton Beach

Been staying at Clifton Beach Reserve between Napier and Hastings, could not get closer to the water. Two storey luxury at Te Awanga, a couple of k’s down the beach. At the end of the road is the Clifton Station … Continue reading

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The Gentle Annie, Kuripapango DOC Camp and the Kaweka Ranges

Left the Kaimanawas and decided to do the Gentle Annie through to Napier. Both the start and end of this road from Tahape to the Hawke’s Bay are rolling to steep farmland. The bit in the middle climbs over the … Continue reading

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Rotorua and Lake Okareka

Obligatory Rotorua shot. Stayed a couple more nights at Okareka. Campsite was pretty full, lots of small vans. Waited for Colleen and Arthur (Sister and Brother-in-law) to arrive. Shot of early morning at lake. Moved south to the Kaimanawas, the … Continue reading

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