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Mar 7, 2008 - Waitomo to Hamilton

After breakfast at the hotel we set off for hamilton in the sun. The road we intended to take was closed for repairs so we went on the main road to Otorohanga before turning off on SH31 to Kawhia. A beautiful old fishing village. Unfortunately the sun disappeared as the clouds came in and by the time we arrived in Kawhia it was raining. Nearby at the ocean beach is a hot spring where you can dig in the sand and find hot water immediately. Unfortunately the tide was full in so that also had to be bypassed today. Driving on we took the...

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Apr 22, 2007 - Hamilton

The next morning we left Matakohe and headed back to Auckland for lunch with jan and Pete. It was really good to see them again and we got to meet their son Tom, who had just got back from a trip to Tokyo amongst other places. We spoke aboput our plans on our way down to the south island, and they very kindly offered to let us stay in their beach house for a few nights whenever we wanted. So we plotted a course for Hamilton with the plan to stay there 1 night then head straight over to Mt Maurangi, where the house was. We pitched up in a...

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