Karioitahi Beach

We visited Karioitahi Beach on new year’s day. We thought it was going to be quiet, but it turned out to be really busy. Anyway it’s only 25 minute drive from Pukekohe, and closer than we thought. The beach is covered with soft black sand, the waves are a little rough, but if you want…

Hunua Falls

We went yesterday for a lovely Sunday afternoon drive, and visited Hunua Falls. It’s only 23km from Pukekohe. By the time we arrived it was already very busy. There are a Kiwi Grill where you can buy something to eat or drink and fruit flavored ice cream. The boysenberry and strawberry is delicious. We then…

Auckland Botanic Gardens

We recently visited the Auckland botanic gardens. They have the most beautiful plants and trees as well as a place to have a bite. The entry is free for all visitors. They are open from Monday to Sunday from 8am to 6pm. It was a lovely sunny day and we enjoy it very much. We…

Viaduct Harbour

The Viaduct Harbour is situated in Auckland CBD and on the harbour there is restuarants situated on the vianduct as well as the Marine Museum. The first time we visited the viaduct harbour we ate at The Viaduct Grill and the steak was delicious! We were so full and the food is absolutely delicious. The…

Arriving in New Zealand

We arrived in New Zealand in February 2018. It happened to be Chinese New Year too. After a 28 hour flight, none to less sleep we were glad to be safely in New Zealand, touching ground and trying to figure out where we were from the airport to get to our AirBnB. There was no…

War Memorial Museum

The War Memorial Museum is situated in Auckland City at the Auckland Domain Park. The museum have three floors and free entry to Residents. There are also some coffee shops inside that serves from muffins to cakes to bars and hot beverages. There are bathrooms situated after you enter. We managed to do two floors…

Kelly Tarlton’s Sea Life Aquarium

Kelly Tarlton’s Sea Life Aquarium is situated in Auckland, New Zealand. There are over 1500 animals and the viewings of the sea life, is viewed by curved tunnels. Conveyor belts are also used to move people through the viewing areas. We saw from small nemo fish to big fish and sharks to a giant squid…

Hot Water Beach

Hot water beach is situated 136 kilometers from Pukekohe driving by car. And 173 kilometers from Auckland driving by car. It is 51 kilometers from Coromandel Town. Driving to Coromandel Town the road is very curvy making sharp turns going up the mountain and driving the pass which states the limit of driving 100km/hour. It’s…

KeriKeri Roadtrip

It was a lovely sunny Sunday morning when me and my husband decided to go to KeriKeri to visit some of our friends. We should have gotten up earlier as it’s quite a distance to KeriKeri. The drive is about 3 hours and 30 minutes so we actually should have been on the road by…

Cornwall Park

We recently visited Cornwall Park, what a lovely park the grass is green and lushes there are walking trails and a Creamery and Bistro. We went there after the food show and we enjoyed it alot. We seen dogs and lots of parents with small babies and children. We saw old people walking and relaxing…