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Auckland, New Zealand

We are disembarking the ship today in Auckland, the country’s largest city with a population of a half million.  Housing is scarce in this growing city with an unemployment rate of 0%.  We are fortunate to have a direct flight … Continue reading

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The Bay of Plenty, New Zealand

Today is a full day in Tauranga, New Zealand, a favorite holiday spot for those from Auckland and Wellington.  Monday is a local holiday in Auckland, so people have come in early for a long holiday weekend.  In the Bay … Continue reading

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Napier, New Zealand

We are now on the north island of New Zealand and visiting the town of Napier in Hawk’s Bay celebrated for its Art Deco and Spanish Mission architecture.  Napier is a town of 50,000 and it will be our base … Continue reading

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