Day 16 of our Visit to Australia and New Zealand

December 25th, 2011

Justin arrives in NZ early in the morning; PCS&S leave Brisbane.
We meet in Auckland and all travel to Kerikeri


  







































Justin arrived in Auckland very early in the morning. He picked up the rental car and explored the Auckland area.He took some great pictures while he was out and about. Our plane got in around 5pm.
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While Justin is busy in Auckland, Stephanie, Spencer, Peter and Cathy leave Brisbane and fly to meet him in Auckland. Here is a parting scene from our apartment in Brisbane.
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We had a brief opportunity to see what the fuss is all about with respect to more expensive seats on airplanes. The leg of our trip from Brisbane to Auckland had been upgraded to "Premium Economy". On the right, welcome to Auckland! Peter in the Auckland Airport.
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Justin met us right outside of customs. He had been exploring the Auckland area all day. Now that we were all together at the airport, it was time to grab dinner and hit the road. We had a long drive to get up near the Bay of Islands. This year, Christmas dinner was purchased in the Auckland Airport.
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We ended our day in Kerikeri. We traveled many km's (around 280) and got into our motel around 11pm.
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