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Tauranga Bay and beyond

Tauranga Bay has an amazing camping spot. It is right by the beach and in front of some cliffs. Along the beach were some amazing rock formations. The next day we continued our trip further north along more stunning beaches.

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Langs Beach and Ruakaka

Langs Beach and Ruakaka are near Waipu. We did day trips to those lovely beaches. Holger went Kite Surfing in Ruakaka. Although he didn’t do it in a few years, he got back into it quite fast and he really enjoyed it. We rented the Kite from Ruakaka Kite Sports where they make their own…

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Russell

We took a day trip to Russell with Matt, Mel and Matt’s parents. We took a car ferry to get there, which only takes a few minutes. It is a quaint little town, with a wonderful harbour where you can spot old sailing boats. We took a stroll in town and on the beach, which…

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Waipu

We were really lucky to have met Anthony at Splore, who offered us to stay at his little blue house. I guess it is true what they say about Kiwis and their easy goingness and kindness! It was a piece of heaven. In the middle of a maize field near the beach, which was lonely…

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Splore Festival

I am so glad that Matt and Melle invited us to come along to Splore Festival. We had one of the best camping spots, thanks to their friends’ effort to get there really early and shotgun a great spot for us! It was up a hill on a yellow meadow with view over the ocean….

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Raglan

We stayed with an awesome family in Raglan for 1 week. Their house was near the best surf beach. So all we did was work and surf. Raglan is a very laid back town. People around here look very fit and relaxed. Thanks to the family we stayed with we knew where to go for…

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Waiheke Island

After getting our car in Auckland and finishing up work in Laingholm, we took a long weekend road trip on Waiheke Island. We camped at Kima’s Backpackers, which was up on the hill and had a great view! The island is beautiful, full of vinyards and beaches. What more could you ask for! Sun was…

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