Tag Archives: Auckland

World Trip 2009-2010: Day 56 – Auckland to Christchurch, New Zealand

We cleared Customs very quickly. New Zealand treats Australians as residents for Custom purposes so it almost felt like being at home. After clearing Customs we heard ‘Andrew, Andrew which was Erin. Kara, Jason and Erin had made their way … Continue reading

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World Trip 2009-2010: Day 55 – Los Angeles to Auckland, New Zealand

The flight was mostly uneventful; we did end up with a seat free between us as I had planned. Even better we were just in front of the entry door meaning we would get off the plane very early. Andrew … Continue reading

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Short Break 2007 – Day 1: Auckland, New Zealand

Photos The trip is about two things, helping out for my next world trip and seeing Lord of the Rings sets.   Today is about checking out QANTAS facilitates. Getting to the airport just before 9 am (for my 10.55 … Continue reading

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World Trip 1999-2000: Days 117-118 – London to Los Angeles to Auckland to Melbourne, Australia

Highlights:  Family hugs at the airport, Auckland AirNZ Lounge I guess plane trips like this make you miss home even more.  Three flights, 30 hours in the air with two 3 hour stopovers in between. I did learn something while … Continue reading

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World Trip 1999-2000: Day 16 – Auckland to Honolulu, USA

Highlights: International flight. We left Auckland behind as we began our journey to the USA part of of trip for 64 days starting in Honolulu and ending in Los Angeles on Australia Day 26 January 2000. The first surprise today … Continue reading

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World Trip 1999-2000: Day 15 – Christchurch to Auckland, New Zealand

Highlights: Standby flying. We got up early at 5.30 am and went to the Christchurch Airport to try and score a standby ticket. We eventually got one but it costs about $195 NZD then we planned. At 10.40 am we … Continue reading

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World Trip 1999-2000: Day 4 – Auckland, Cambridge, Waitomo Caves, and Rotorua, New Zealand

Highlights: Glow Worms Left Auckland today, will be back hopefully by the 26th to fly to Honolulu for the next stage of the trip. First stop today was at Cambridge for lunch with John & Shirley Stormont (a friends of … Continue reading

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