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Racing hearts in Rotorua and Posing in Pauanui

Our third stop in New Zealand was Rotorua.  We hadn’t planned to go there but it had rained a lot and so we changed our plans and decided to go somewhere there was a lot to do – even in the rain.  We drove all the way from the Bay of Islands in the Defender that the Duder’s lent us. Our first day in Rotorua was AMAZING!!!!! In the morning,…

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Arriving in New Zealand and Waitangi Day

On the 3rd of February, we finished our Australia adventure and begun our time in New Zealand.  We flew into Auckland and got a ferry over to an Island called Waiheke. We were there to visit our friends the Mews who used to live in Richmond. One of their daughter’s Harriet, was in Willow’s class. Willow was so excited to see Harriet because she hadn’t seen her for a long…