New Zealand: Rangitoto Island off Auckland

Today is the only full day in Auckland for Good Mrs and I and we will hike on Rangitoto Island. The island is a less than half hour’s ferry trip away from Auckland’s seafront. It looked like a beautiful day from

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New Zealand: Cape Reinga Lighthouse, Twilight Beach loop 5km

Cape Reinga and its famous lighthouse are at the northern tip of New Zealand’s north island. An approximately 110km and 1.5 hrs away from Kaitaia where we stayed. A must see destination if you are in these parts of Kiwiland.

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New Zealand: Smugglers Cove circuit 4.6km

Smugglers Cove is a sandy beach which is actually true to its name. According to legend, Smugglers Cove was once a genuine smugglers’ hideout. Scottish settlers smuggled crates of whisky ashore there to avoid paying duty. From the end of

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New Zealand: Mount Aubrey ridge / Reotahi coastal walkway loop 4.3km

Mount Aubrey ridge walk was not on the cards for today in Whangarei. The first choice for Good Mrs and I was the hike up to Mount Manaia, a hike we understood was “a must” for the region due to spectacular

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