April 7, 2007

We’re South Islanders!

At the end of one of my recent posts, I exclaimed ‘we’re south islanders!’ This was a big deal as when we left for our north island adventures in February, one of our goals was to get clarity on whether or not we wanted to move to the north island. […]
March 28, 2007

Destination: Wanganui, North Island, NZ, February 27 – 28, 2006

This will be a much shorter post than the last as we only stopped in Wanganui for two nights. But it’s worth a mention. The Wanganui region (population 45,300, with 41,000 located in Wanganui city) is dominated by the mighty Whanganui River, which is the only way to reach the […]
March 27, 2007

Destination: Taranaki, North Island, NZ, February 19 – 26, 2007

After Taupo, we started making our way over to the Taranaki region. Located in the mid-western part of the north island, this area is named after the Mt. Taranaki volcano, also called Mt. Egmont, the massive cone of which dominates the landscape (if you’re lucky enough to see it!). This […]
March 26, 2007

Destination: Lake Taupo, North Island, NZ February 13 – 19, 2006

Well, I am long overdue for journalling about our North Island adventure, but we saw and did so many cool things, that I just have to document it for all our friends and family (and for myself too!) We ended up spending a week in Lake Taupo township, catching up […]