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Mar 27, 2014 - Miranda

This morning we left camp and headed for the redwoods (redwoods! L). About 1901, someone planted California Redwoods just southeast of Rotorua. So we went for a walk there. The trees are about 200 feet high now, and have reseeded so there are younger ones as well. Very nice and peaceful. Not too many people, lots of trees, very few birds. The first part of the trail there was no undergrowth, just redwoods. But then we got in to more mixed growth forest. These are the coast redwoods, not the Sequoias, so they are straight and tall. But...

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Nov 29, 2009 - November 28

November 28 We stayed in a little place called Tinopai Community Campground. It was secluded and we had the campground almost to ourselves. We got up showered and had a leisurely breakfast and started our journey back to Auckland. We stopped at a village called Warkworth and had a Hokey Pokey ice cream cone. This is supposed to be a NZ must have. We travelled a short distance and stopped at an historic village called Puhoi. The shuttle driver who took us to get our RV said we had to stop at the pub there. It definitely was unique. The...

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Jul 14, 2008 - Hamilton Waikato Rally to Miranda Hot Springs. North Island 27 to 29 June 2008

Jeff At the Race Course gates we were greeted as long lost friends; our parking attendant was an 80+ year old lovely man we had met at Waihi Beach a week ago. Resplendent in his shorts he was like a spring chick. We were soon on site, booked in, and meeting new friends. This rally is to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Waikato Area branch which has 1288 financial members at the present time. In the forward of the rally booklet the Chairman wrote, “We are all leaves on the branches of the big oak tree and as the leaves fall and the...

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