Category: Travel

Foxton Beach

It seems to be a bit of a tradition for me when I visit Palmerston North to take a quick side trip out to the coast to Foxton Beach.  I haven’t been out this way for a while and how things have changed.  The blue surf lifesaving building has been painted and the carpark was […]

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Colonial Knob © Jayson Barnden

Colonial Knob Parkland

Yesterday I went for a long walk up to Colonial Knob.  As pornographic as that sounds it wasn’t anything other than a track with heaps of steps but once you’re at the top there is a breathtaking view of the surrounding area.

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Kanga visits Taumarunui.

I stopped in Taumarunui with Kanga this morning on the way down to Palmerston North. Kanga decided he wanted a photo taken so here he is on the roof of my car.

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Sunset looking back at Dunedin, New Zealand.

I find it hard to describe the awesome sight looking back down the harbour in Dunedin.  The sunset was breathtaking.

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The stone store across the kerikeri basin

Across the basin from me sat a New Zealand icon.  Built of stone it’s one of the most well known heritage buildings in the North Island. “The Kerikeri Mission Station is home to New Zealand oldest standing European buildings: the Stone Store and Kerikeri Mission House (Kemp House).  The Stone Store, New Zealand’s oldest stone building, was […]

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The Te Apiti Wind Farm, Palmerston North

This post has been updated and moved here. Check out what else is around Palmerston North.

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