Bay of Islands

harold life education nz

Harold is the NZ Life Education mascot; I thought it was only appropriate to have a photo with him About 3 weeks ago I had my third and final go at donating blood. This year I've tried 3 different times to give the gift that can save lives, but every time I've managed to pass [...]

My first trip to the "Winterless Far North" I loved that there were palm trees!July 2009 Paihia is the backpackers  tourist mecca for the Northland. Kings Road is peppered with a variety of accomodation, from backpackers to upscale hotels with a variety of everything in between, really - as well as all over the wee town.  [...]

bay of islands

It’s no secret, I love New Zealand, and I am quite partial to the Far North. Picture a secluded island. Stunning views of blue-green water with islands sprinkled amongst it. The sun glistens and shimmers effortlessly.  Then add nightlife. Drinks. Dancing. Great friends. Amazing, right?! One place that I have recently rekindled my first initial [...]