2024 New Zealand Trip – Part 5

Big post – 3 days in Wellington. May 6 – Wellington Fly to Wellington AX bus to Central Business District (CBD) Check in The Bay Plaza. Great harbour views Walk to waterfront for lunch Foxglove. Fish and chips! Boat to Days Beach. Eastside beautiful town. Boat back – “lively harbour”. Hells pizza for dinner. Cuba...

2024 New Zealand Trip – Part 4

Christchurch May 5 Laundry! I had quite got to wearing underwear twice but it was close. Breakfast at Daydream Café – awesome! Riccarton Market; lunch, Willie Mcarthur – One Man Band | Facebook Dinner with Connor – The Bog (Irish Pub) to watch Willie again.

2024 New Zealand Trip – Part 3

Christchurch May 4 Connor and I had a hike planned for today. We drove for about an hour to Washpen Falls – Windwhistle NZ to do the “moderately challenging” 2.5km route. There were a few parts where I had jelly legs going. Lunch break was well enjoyed at the half-way point.

2024 New Zealand Trip – Part 2

Skimmers - Highlight Video (Random Photos) Busy couple of days. Weather was great so I got to cover a lot of ground in Christchurch in 2 days. Christchurch May 2 Walk to University of Canterbury, walk around campus, get bus card, breakfast at Café 1849 Bus to Christchurch, walk around, get tram pass (great) Meet...

2024 New Zealand Trip – Part 1

I took off from Toronto on April 28th and headed for Vancouver via Porter Airlines. Porter recently started flying the Embraer E195 aircraft on the Toronto - Vancouver route. I was listening for the pilot saying, "I wonder what this button does?" but thankfully the flight was uneventful. I had to decided to stay on...

2024 New Zealand Trip

My son Connor moved to New Zealand in August 2023 on a two-year work visa. Shortly after he left, I decided I would go to New Zealand to visit. May 2024 worked out the best for me and so a plan was hatched. My plan was to visit New Zealand for the month of May....

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