Maraetai Beach

We visited Maraetai Beach today. It is a beautiful beach that is crystal clear and there is a park too by the beach as well as a wharf and lots of shells on the beach. Maraetai beach is about 50 minutes from Pukekohe. It was a lovely sunny day and the kids enjoyed it alot…

Golden Egg Hunt at Butterfly Creek

This weekend we visited Butterfly Creek again. They have a golden egg hunt on the whole weekend. Their is a dinosaur walking as well. Butterfly Creek was packed and got even more packed before we left at around 2pm. There is a golden egg hunt on at the moment, where you have to search for…

Auckland Zoo

We visited Auckland Zoo recently and it was packed with families and kids running around full of excitement. We had so much fun and did lots of walking. We saw lots of animals and the enclosures was big too, I will say that Auckland Zoo is much better than Hamilton Zoo, for the fact that…

Bell’s Berries

We visited the strawberry farm today. Our toddler had so much fun and our little one too. We finished the day off with some strawberry flavoured ice cream. It was a lovely, sunny day and we all had a blast. Both our kids love strawberries just as much as we do. The strawberry farm is…

Commercial Bay

Commercial Bay recently opened it’s doors to the public. It’s a lovely shopping mall with so many space and the downtown carpark are right across from it. We were in their quick today, so didn’t see all the shops but the vibe in the mall is lovely. It’s near the vianduct harbour and on queen…

Piha Beach

Hey everyone. Readers, bloggers and foodies alike. I am ready for the new year, and feel refreshed and energised after my 2 week break from blogging. Hope all of you had a special and wonderful festive season. Here in New Zealand our little town was mostly empty and most people went away on holiday. You…

Matauri Bay

After our visit to the Makana Confections, we visited Matauri Bay. It’s one of the most beautiful beaches we have visited. The water is clear blue, it’s so clean and the view from the top is spectacular. We had so much fun, we were looking forward to dinner, all the playing and running in the…

Makana Confections Boutique Chocolate Factory

While in Kerikeri on our 2nd day of exploring, we visited the Makan Confections, Boutique Chocolate Factory. There Chocolate are devine, and you can also order online. They are a bit on the pricey side, but it2really delicious my favourite is the Macadamia Butter Toffee Crunch and the Brittle. In the Makana Confections, Boutique Chocolate…

Krismis in Kerikeri

It’s so lovely that my husband is off with us and the kids for the holiday season. We get to do the things we love and explore the places we want to, where we don’t always get time to do it. We have great friends who lives up North is Kerikeri. Just before Christmas we…

Orewa Beach

After our outing to the Beach House Eatery for lunch, we went down to the beach for a little walk. It’s a lovely beach and was also packed with lots of holiday goers. We enjoyed it so much. After the beach, we drove home and the kids passed out too. Our day was packed full,…