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Walks for a Wandering Soul – 5 Whangarei District walks that’ll make you go WOW!

Walks for a Wandering Soul – 5 Whangarei District walks that’ll make you go WOW!

And by WOW I mean ‘Holy Shit this is BEAUTIFUL!’ “Whangarei? Where, what n who the hell is that? How in god’s name am I meant to pronounce that?” I hear you say… Well here’s your first lesson! In the Maori language Wh = a ‘fuh’ sound, so Whang – a – rei is said Fung – a – rrrrrrei (gotta roll the r’s bro!) Got it? Alrighty moving on! Whangarei is my home town, it has the slogan ‘city…

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Snorkeling the Poor Knights

Snorkeling the Poor Knights

The name says it all – Perfect Day – and the cruise to the Poor Knights was pretty near perfect! The world-famous Poor Knights islands and the surrounding marine reserve are one of the best dive sites in the world. It’s in the underwater legend Jacques Cousteau’s Top 10! And it’s right off the coast of my hometown, lil ol’ Whangarei. When I learnt staff at my new job (the Visitor Information Centre) are encouraged to experience tours, activities etc….

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