Top 5 things to do in Summer

Soooooooo, everyone living in New Zealand might agree with me that it hasn’t exactly felt like Summer ever since the Summer months came about.

However, there have been the odd days where the sun was out, no cloud in site, blue skies and a hot day. These were the days that I’m sure everyone made the most out of, packed their cars and away they go to enjoy the day.

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Walks by the river

To celebrate the New year and the birthday of one of our good friends, a surprise trip to the Karangahake Gorge was planned for her.

It was our first time as a group to go on an overnight road trip so it was definitely an amazing time filled with lots of laughter, stories and silliness.

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Visiting Hobbits

10 years in this beautiful country, where all the magic of hobbits, wizards, elves and dwarfs were brought to life and only did I get to visit this well known “Hobbiton” last August.

As you walk through those same gates that Bilbo Baggins runs through in the movie, you automatically enter a whole new world. Hobbit holes everywhere, clothing lines with clothes drying, a vegetable garden, fire coming out of the chimneys. The place is lively as it can get!

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