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Work – work – work

Sunday 4th April was the end of daylight saving – so we got an extra hour for sleeping. Which was good because we were working the whole day, starting at 7.30am. This was a bit of a shock for us. … Continue reading

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Off to the Beach – Little Waihi (Thursday 2 April)

We woke to another sunny day – blue skies and that sort of thing. We were heading for the beach, but in no hurry. And it takes a while to sort Suzi out for travel… We took the chance to … Continue reading

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A Day at a Beach and Bureaucratic Frustrations

Friday 27 March Not a lot happened on this day that I can remember. I must have filled up the fresh water tank – this takes a while. And we worked our afternoon shift from 3.30pm to 7.30pm. Bowentown¬† and … Continue reading

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Packing at the Packhouse

Monday 23 March Induction at the packhouse started at 9am, so we woke to the alarm and a few nerves – we’ve only worked a week in the last four months. We were not sure what we were getting ourselves … Continue reading

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Up the Coromandel

Friday 20 March We decided on a light-weight expedition to explore the upper part of the Coromandel. So we dug out our camping gear from the different corners of Suzi. It took ages to get ourselves sorted, trying to work … Continue reading

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On to Katikati

Thursday 19 March Dawn after overnight rain in Taumaranui was warm and misty, with the sun eventually breaking through the trees we were beside. The route to Katikati was a real jumble of highways, so I tried to programme Nev … Continue reading

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Wonderful Womad Weekend

WOW! What a weekend. 30 hours of music and more. With highlights each day that left us buzzing. Lots of good moments and it just kept getting better. These are my memories, and Wyn will follow with hers later.

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Back to Dunedin – 26 February

We woke to a sunny morning. It was time to move on. We’d arranged jobs in the Bay of Plenty starting on 23 March, and we had stuff to sort out in Dunedin. We’d had a great few weeks in … Continue reading

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Right Up Mt Roy Wednesday 25 February

This was D-Day for us, our day of reckoning. We’d trained and built up for the climb, Mt Roy is 1500m or so, a climb of over 1200m.¬† Sometimes it’s called Roys Peak, but Mt Roy sounds more adventurous. The … Continue reading

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Hanging Around in Central Otago

Lake Dunstan Thursday 19 February The diary doesn’t record much activity for this day. Probably we were tuckered out from keeping up with the walking group the previous day. The forecast was for rain for a few days, and it … Continue reading

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