Competitive flights to Kerikeri

Bay of Islands locals are cheering more competition in the skies, with Barrier Air set to take on Air New Zealand. The Barrier Air flights will start from August 4, with 22 trips planned each week between Kerikeri and Auckland. The airline is best known in Northland for flying between Kaitāia and Auckland, after Air NZ stopped its northernmost service

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Cycling across Northland (NZ) and Back 2024

 A blog by Barry Smith. I’d always wanted to cycle the ‘Twin Coasts Cycle Trail’ as the ride is called. When Doug Arcus asked if I was interested in coming on a tour he had booked on – I didn’t linger long about getting a leave pass from home. So off we went.  Click this

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An eye opening Cycle Tour

We have cycled many trails…this tour has it all! In early October 2023 Tony and I were fortunate to be able to sneak a week’s holiday in Northland taking the 5 night Cook to Kupe cycle adventure with Northland Experiences. Having previously enjoyed both guided and self-guided cycle trails in NZ and overseas, we felt

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Top 10 snaps – Cook To kupe cycle tour

A scenically spectacular journey by e-bike taking you from the East Coast to the West Coast. 1. Hokianga Harbour – at the end of the Pou Herenga Tai Twin Coast Cycle Trail You can’t get much better than this! Looking towards Māngungu Mission, this is at the Northern end of the Harbour. And the end

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Natural Wonders near the Twin Coast Cycle Trail

Eels, Wheels and warm fuzzy feels! As you traverse coast to coast you will be surprised at the natural wonders you will find along the way, here are 5 that will create some memories! 1. The Islands The Bay of Islands renowned for its pristine waters, great fishing and dolphin spotting, is also a haven

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