Choo Choo train crossing
A Postie (what they call mailmen or mailwomen here) – they often ride around on bicycles or motorscooters delivering the mail.
Downtown Tauranga – Maori Wardens (first begun in 1860) deal with the Maori community working alongside with police
At least I won’t get bored here.
Rebecca reading the GIANT weekend newspaper
Just because we’re not in the US doesn’t mean we don’t keep up with the news.
Hot Water Beach – hot water comes up through the sand and people dig holes during low tide and sit in pools – lots of fun.
Hot Water Beach – Coromandel Peninsula
Typical small one-way bridge. The guy with the big arrow has the right of way—I don’t.
Restroom in English and Maori
Yes, there are McDonald’s in New Zealand, and they are bringing the Kiwi Legend back—the Georgie Pie.
Beginning of a track to a rare grove of Kauri trees. Steps for cleaning your shoes before starting.
Chunks of the cliff can break off and fall on your head (Cathedral Cove)
Another animal in hole story
Crown pumpkin pieces for sale in grocery store
Skytower in Auckland
Yum, rump steak.
If you look closely at the bottom of the sign, the little caricature man is saying “Shhh. That’s got to be a misprint.” Yeah, way too much!
Okay, you know who you are—come in here and pick up your stuff!
Pick up a lottery ticket and have your hair done.
Takeaway means food to “carryout” or “to go”
Small container ship entering Tauranga harbor