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Jun 1, 2008 - Diving off Little Barrier Island

Well, went to my interview on friday, and to reward myself, I decided to go diving on sunday. Two dives off little barrier island. Fantastic weather, water was 17 degrees so very warm compared to what I've been in on the south island and the visibility was really good as well. There were some weird zooplankton thingies in the top 3m of the water. Each one was round and about the size of your thumbnail - clear with a hook thing sticking out and when they bumped into each other they linked up to form a chain like a caterpillar. So when you...

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Mar 13, 2006 - Day 55 Update - Leigh/Goat Island

We have decided to hire a rental car for 12 days so we can do some exploring of the north island. The options open to us were the kiwi experience tour, basically a beano tour of New Zealand but we had enough of buses for the time being so the car was the best option at 20 quid a day. We set off from Auckland airport at 4pm and headed north towards the Bay of Islands, a small group of picturesque islands in clear blue water with a dolphin and whale communtiy. We have been given a comprehensive list of places to visit in New Zealand from...

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