Tag Archives: Christchurch

World Trip 2009-2010: Day 66 – Christchurch to Sydney to Melbourne, Australia

Sunday 31 January 2010 Highlights: Business Class flight upgrade. A very early start with a 3.50 am alarm and I was off to drop Erin, Jason and Kara at the Christchurch Airport for their 6.25 am flight direct to Melbourne. … Continue reading

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World Trip 2009-2010: Day 65 – Greymouth to Hanmer Springs to Christchurch, New Zealand

Saturday 30 January 2010 Highlights: Thermal Pools at Hanmer Springs, A-League Wellington Phoenix Vs Adelaide Match Our last day of major driving saw us stop off in Hanmer Springs for their famous Thermal Pools. Basically you get to move between … Continue reading

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World Trip 2009-2010: Day 58 – Christchurch – Dunedin, New Zealand

Saturday 23 January 2010 Highlights: Historic buildings at Oamaru Andrew again today struggled to get up which turned out bad for him as Jason, Erin and Kara were ready early. Our drive out of Christchurch was uneventful even if it … Continue reading

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World Trip 2009-2010: Day 57 – Christchurch, New Zealand

Friday 22 January 2010 Highlights: Harness Racing at Addington Around 8.45 am Erin headed in Andrew and my room to try and wake up Andrew, now this is a very difficult task, some would say near impossible. After Erin yelled … Continue reading

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

Thursday 21 January 2010 Highlights: Erin’s delight in seeing us after so long away 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 … Continue reading

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

Thursday 25 November 1999 Highlights: Miscalculating taxi ride resulting in walking 6 kilometres to hostel. 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 … Continue reading

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