On the ferry from Auckland to Waiheke Island.
One of Waiheke Islands 32 vineyards
Another of Waihekes vineyards!
Enclosure Bay, Waiheke Island
Green-lipped mussels found on the Coromandel Peninsular, North Island
The Mussel Kitchen where we enjoyed a fantastic seafood chowder, Coromandel Peninsular
Timber lorries are a common sight on both North and South Island
The Church, our accommodation on the Coromandel Peninsular, North Island
Hahei beach, Coromandel, North Island
NZ's non-alcoholic home brew - Lemon and Paeroa
Us on beach, Waihi, North Island
Our accommodation Waihi, North Island.
One of thousands of kiwi orchards, North Island.
A pukeko - usually found looking for food along the side of the road - a slightly comical look about them.
Swimming, Lake Taupo, North Island.
The Naked Bus - stripping the cost of travel.
Art deco toilkets in Napier, North Island.
Guys jazzing it up in Napier - in keeping with the art deco style of the town. North Island.
Just one example of Napier's achitecture. North Island.
And another ...
The Silver Fern - New Zealand's national emblem. North Island
The botanical gardens, Wellington, North Island
Parliament Buidling, Wellington, North Island.
The Interislander ferry between north and south islands.
Arriving at Marlborough Sounds, Sounds, South Island.
Nins Bin, the infamous crayfish van just outside of Kaikoura, South Island.
Naturally, had to stop for a tasting. Had packed the wine in a cool box in preparation!
Captain considering which route to take tomorrow...
Cabin accommodation at Lake Tekapo, South Island
The number of camper vans in South island were far, far higher than in the north and the sites were always busy.
Lake Tekapo - a fabulous colour. South island.
Lake Tekapo depth gauge. South island.
Arrowtown, South island.
Takahe, an endangered, endemic bird to NZ.
A kea bird. The worlds only mountain parrot.
South island scenery.
Lake Wakatipu, Queenstown. South island. 84km long. A guy swam the length of it the day after we'd visited - it took him 19 hours in a wetsuit with a hood and boots over thermals.
One of NZ's oldest hotels and just one of three only remaining buildings in the Cardrona township from the early goldrush days. Near Lake Wanaka, South Island
Typical corragted farm building, South island.
Fox Glacier, South island.
Mount Cook, South island
Franz Josef glacier, South island
Cabin accommodation Hokitiki, South island
Lake Brunner, Moana, South Island
The Yacht Club at Lake Brunner, South Island
Pancake Rocks, Punakaiki, South Island
Created by immense pressure on alternating hard and soft layers of marine creatures and plant sediments.
A weka bird. Again, endemic to NZ. Flightless and also called the woodhen.
Accommodation in Westport.
On the hun for the fur seal breeding colony at Cape Foulwind, South Island.
Neudorf Vineyard, Abel Tasman National Park, South island
Just like the maoris - rubbing noses to say hello.
Golden Bay, Abel Tasman National Park, South island
Wharaniki beach, Abel Tasman National Park, South island
General store and post office, Bainham. It's been providing essentials to the community and travellers since 1928 and been in the same family for 4 generations.
Before tackling the Takaka Hill.
Takaka Hill, South island
Roadside fruit stall
The ferry town of Picton.
The Marlborough Sounds, Picton.
Jucy, one of the more common campervan hire companies.
The oil refinery at Whangarei, North Island. In fact, the only refinery in the whole of NZ.
Urqharts Bay, North Island.
Volvo Ocean boats, Auckland.
The standings ...
Telefonia and Camper battle it out! Auckland.
Bayswater Marina, Auckland.
Westhave Marina, Auckland.
The Auckland skyline.
Bayswater marina at 2000.
The Auckland Harbour bridge.
Piha surf rescue. North Island.
Karekare beach, North island.
Karekare beach. North island.