A week in Auckland

Had a great time during our first week in Auckland in February.

A Kiwi living in Brighton

Time goes fast when your having fun. We have been a week in Auckland and have been flat out. In the first week we have visited Devonport and explored North Head Reserve, completed the 16km coast to coast walk which begins in Onehunga Harbour and finishes at the Auckland Viaduct and today we went fishing with my brother in his boat and caught 21 snapper in the Hauraki Gulf.

Waitangi Day

Waitangi day is a celebration of the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi and the establishment of what was to become New Zealand. We started the day by visiting Barry Curtis Park in Flatbush where we watched some Maori dancing and enjoyed wandering around the different food stalls. Later, we drove over the Auckland Harbour Bridge to Devonport. Here we visited North Head Reserve, a park, where there was once a naval gun emplacement to protect Auckland. It…

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