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Mount Taranaki

Mount Taranaki is beautiful!!! I came across this wonderful ancient story by Sorrel Hoskin: In the past many magnificent mountain gods lived near the heart of the North Island Te Ika a Māui (the fish of Māui): Ruapehu, Tongariro, Ngāruahoe, Taranaki, Tauhara… and the only female – little Pihanga. Pihanga was a gracefully contoured mountain…

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Wellington is a beautiful city, full of culture and arts. Every evening you find live bands playing on buzzing Cuba Street. We really enjoyed our stay downtown, catching up on some socialising and partying! Holger bought himself a long board as you can see… which is perfect to get around the Marina. fun times…

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Wellington Region

During our first week in Wellington, we were house sitting for Hetty. She is related to the family that we stayed with in Te Awanga and has a lovely house in Papakowhai, which is about 20 mins from town centre. We spent Easter here, looking after some Easter bunnies During this week, we hiked up…

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