Day 21 of our Visit to Australia and New Zealand

December 30th, 2011

Left Moturoa and headed to Auckland




This morning, we caught a water taxi to Paihia. Here are photos of the Moturoa dock. Carol and CJ seeing us off in the bottom picture.
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At Paihia landing.
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Tours sign - featuring Waterfalls, Hot Springs, Maori History and Famous Toilets.
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Having lunch at a fish and chips joint in Paihia.
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Waiting for the bus which will take us from Paihia to Auckland.
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Auckland as viewed from the bus. Yes, it is still raining.
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Auckland as viewed from the bus. Yes, it is still raining.
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Getting ready to go out for dinner in Auckland.
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The fact that "neck" is mis-spelled here brings up an opportunity to share Peter's pronounciation guide.
  • neck = "neek"
  • ten = "teen"
  • fence = "feence"
  • head = "heed"
  • Kirsten = "Kestin"
  • all = "awl" or "ole"
  • guy = "goy"
  • fish = "fush"
  • center = "seentah"; likewise, Spencer = "speensah"
  • back = "beck"
  • reckon = "rickin"
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Great picture of the Sky Tower.
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