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Final Week In New Zealand and Final Thoughts

Wrapping up our time in New Zealand.

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Our final week and a half in New Zealand has taken us from beautiful Queenstown, to the small city of Invercargill, to the Scottish/college town of Dunedin, and finally to the battered yet resilient city of Christchurch. It has been a world wind tour this last week and a half, and at times difficult because of the holiday business hours, or lack there of.

We spent the Christmas holiday in Queenstwon at our favorite hostel, the Hippo Lodge. Christmas was strange, aside from missing our families, we had hot summer weather for Christmas for the first time ever. The lodge hosted a BBQ for all the Christmas orphans staying there, we watched lots of movies, and caught up on rest. We spent our last few days in Queenstown eating our favorite food, the Fergburger, spending lots of time on the lake shore, and even taking a dip in the cold water.

A few days after Christmas we headed south to Invercargill. This smaller city sits on the southern tip of the south island and, we discovered a little too late, was mostly shut down during the holidays. Initially we had planned to visit Stuart Island, home to the only Kiwi known to venture out during the daylight. However, after discovering the price of transportation to and from Stuart Island we decided it wasn't in the budget. Instead, we walked around the town and the local park. The Invercargill park is enormous and has everything from a rose garden, aviary enclosures, and even a small animal zoo. It was a pleasant surprise since we missed out on the trip to Stuart Island.

With New Year's Eve fast approaching we wanted to celebrate in a bigger and more lively city than Invercargill. Dunedin, just two hours up the road, is the 4th largest city in New Zealand and seemed like a good place to ring in 2012. Dunedin was settled by the Scottish and is home to several Universities, the Otago Museum, a vibrant downtown, and some of the rarest birds on earth, the Royal Albatross, the Yellow-Eyed Penguin and the Little Blue Penguin.

We spent New Year's Eve day at the Otago Museum, the Cadbury Chocolate Factory, and walking around the town. The Museum has a great Butterfly exhibit and a really fun exhibit all about faces. We had lunch at the Art & Craft Bar and Grill. This bar has a great lunch menu and became our favorite pub in town. McKenna enjoyed the chicken burrito,with spiced shredded chicken wrapped in a tortilla, shallow fried and served on salad with a lime guacamole. Scott had the opened face chicken sandwich, lightly breaded chicken served on a toasted baguette with salad, grilled pineapple, steaky bacon, and smothered in bbq sauce. They were both delicious and at a great price, we highly recommend this pub. After lunch we made our way to the Cadbury Chocolate Factory for a much anticipated tour and tasting. Scott was very excited and McKenna was less than enthusiastic, but was a good sport about it. After lots of food, chocolate samples, and walking around we headed back to the room to rest and get ready for the New Year's Eve celebration in Dunedin's town center.

The downtown center is in the shape of an octagon and for New Year's Eve the streets shut down around the even angled park and the pubs extend their patios out into the streets. There is a large stage for live music and plenty of food carts serving up a range of food to go with your favorite libation. We grabbed a table at our new favorite pub in town, The Art & Craft, where we met a group of arborists from Christchurch. We spent the evening chatting and laughing with our new friends and before we knew it the clock hit 12. We rang in the New Year with a loud and colorful fireworks display and singing with a mass of people that had filled the town center. It was great being one of the first cities to ring in the New Year, a first for us both.

After celebrating late into the night we spent New Year's Day resting and talking to family. We also signed up for a nature tour of the Otago Peninsula to view the rare birds that inhabit the area. It was a welcomed day of being lazy.

The Elm Wildlife Tour van picked us up the next afternoon and we embarked on evening of bird and seal watching. It took us awhile to get out to the peninsula but once we arrived we encountered a different species of bird around every bend in the road. Our first stop was the Royal Albatross Centre. There's a large breeding colony of Royal Albatross at Taiaroa Head, the northern tip of the peninsula. These birds have an enormous wingspan and once chicks leave the nest they spend 5-6 years at sea before touching land again.

Next we drove down the peninsula to a private farm that has maintained coastal beach habitat for the Yellow-Eyed and Little Blue Penguin as well as the New Zealand Fur Seal. First we hiked down to the beach where we saw little Blue Penguins in their burros and watched Yellow-Eyed Penguins come in from the sea and awkwardly make their way up the steep hill to their nests. We even got to see two fluffy chicks that were about six months old. The best surprise happened on our hike back up the hill, in the middle of the walking path a Yellow-Eyed Penguin was resting after a long day at sea. It was great to get up close to one of these rare birds. They are the largest penguin that doesn't live on the ice and the only ones with a yellow iris, hence the name Yellow-Eyed Penguin.

After close encounters with the penguins we moved to the large breeding colony of New Zealand Fur Seals. These creatures are adorable, and when we saw a group of pups playing in the tide pools I thought McKenna was going to jump over the rail and try and cuddle one of them. After watching the fur seals for a short while we took the long trip back to town, it was a great evening and we were both exhausted.

Our final day in Dunedin we took a long walk north of downtown to Baldwin Street. This street has a grade of 1 in 2.86 meters at it's steepest section and climbs to a height of 47.22 meters over a length of 161.2 meters. Basically, it's a really steep street and the Guinness Book of World Records designates it as The Steepest Street in the World! After our long venture out to Baldwin Street we strolled through another one of New Zealand's amazing botanical gardens. We have had a great time in Dunedin.

We are moving on to Christchurch this afternoon for our last day in New Zealand. Christchurch was hit hard by an earthquake in early 2011 and has since suffered numerous aftershocks, most recently as January 3rd. We will be staying close to the airport and not touring the city like we had hoped.

Check out our final week of photos at this link, Final Week in New Zealand

Our time in New Zealand has come to an end, and it has been an amazing beginning to our adventure. We have done and seen things that we will remember forever. We would like to end this blog with each of our favorite things about New Zealand and a few lessons learned on traveling.

McKenna's Favorite Trip Moments:
-Hiking the Routeburn Track in Mt. Aspiring and Fiordland National Parks.
-Seeing the Little Blue Penguin and Yellow Eyed Penguin in the wild.
-Visiting Nga Manu and all the people I worked with three years ago. It was nice to visit all the animals I helped care for and see the progress of the owls I hand reared.

Scott's Favorite Trip Moments:
- The Nevis Bungy Jump was the rush of a life time and I would do it again in a heart beat.
- Seeing a Kiwi up close at Nga Manu and learning about the fragility of the New Zealand eco system.
- Taking a swim in Lake Mackenzie with an amazing view of the mountain peaks on the Routeburn Track.

Lessons We Learned In Our First Month Of Traveling:
- We packed too much! When traveling for a long time it's best to bring multi -purpose shoes, more dry fit shirts, and leave room in your bag for food and souvenirs.
- We wished we would have brushed up on our conversions, specifically lbs to kgs and miles to kilometers.
- Trying to cover too much ground over a short time will wear you out. Places are more enjoyable when you leave yourself more time to enjoy the little things. Trying to cram everything into one day or multiple cities into one week you end up missing out on more than you think.

One last cheers from NZ!

McKenna & Scott


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Backcountry Beauty

Tramping through New Zealands most beautiful scenery.

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When we first arrived in New Zealand, it felt surreal to be starting this journey.  The first week felt like a normal vacation, just a short break from reality.  As we made our way down the islands, traveling by trains, buses, and planes, life on the road began set in.  Once we arrived in Queenstown we were overwhelemd with activities and a very dramatic shift in scenery.  Suddenly, this trip seemed to be going by too quickly.  We needed to slow down and take some time to appreciate our surroundings. We wanted to enjoy the moments of this journey; we felt like we were just moving from one activity to the next.  What we needed was some time in the wilderness, away from modern distractions.

When we first started planning our trip to New Zealand the only part we actually booked from the states was a Great Walk.  The Great Walks of New Zealand are the premiere tramping tracks through the most beautiful areas in the country.  There are nine Great Walks in total and they are all maintained by the Department Of Conservation.  We booked three nights in huts along the Routeburn Track, one of the most famous tracks of the Great Walks.

The Routeburn Track is 36 km long and spends more time above tree line than any of the other walks.  The pristine tramping trails offers sub-alpine vegetation, beech forest, and alpine vistas.  It spans between two mountain ranges, the Humboldt and the Ailsa, and is split between the Mount Aspiring and Fiordland National Parks.  More importantly it is away from the cities and towns, and away from a majority of the tourist.

The track would allow us to get off the grid and be together in one of the most beautiful areas in the world.  We could finally slow down and take a minute to immerse ourselves in one of New Zealand's most well known and untouched regions. The entire time we were surrounded by high peaks, amazing alpine lakes, and there were waterfalls around every corner of the track. Each night we were greeted with a comfortable bunk house, a place to cook our freezed dried meals and new friends from all over the world.

The tramp through the wilderness was peaceful.  The views were some of the most spectacular views we have ever seen.  The hike let us get back to nature and be in the moment without distraction.  It has been one of the best things we have done in New Zealand and is sure to be a highlight of our entire journey.  

After tramping through the mountains and before we returned to Queenstown, we took a day cruise around the Milford Sound.  The Milford Sound is perhaps the most well known natural area in New Zealand, located in Fiordland National Park.  It was a beautiful trip and a great way to cap off our four days of hiking.  

This is one of those blog entries where words can't really capture our expereince.  This entry is best represented by the pictures and letting the landscape speak for itself.

Below are a few pictures and please see the link, The Routeburn Track .  This link and other web album links are also located on the right hand side of the page.

Also, with a bit of free time we made a short video of the Dolphin Cruise we took back in the beginning of December, Dolphin Cruise Video. Enjoy!

Have a safe and happy New Years everyone!

McKenna & Scott


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What A Rush!

Heart pumping, stomach turning, wild time in Queenstown, NZ!

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Air New Zealand Captain: "Good morning ladies and gentleman, this is your captain speaking. The flight to Queenstown should be about 2 hours. We've got word that there is low cloud coverage over Queenstown Airport, making visibility for landing difficult. "

McKenna (Nervously): "WHAT?! What does that mean?"

Air New Zealand Captain: "We will have to wait until we make our decent into Queenstown to see if we can land or not. Once we make our decent, if the visibility isn't good you will hear the engines rev up like take off and we will return to cruising altitude."

McKenna (Panicked): "REALLY?! Who says that? WTF Scott?"

Air New Zealand Captain: "If we can't land in Queenstown, we will land further south and provide busses for everyone. The bus ride will be about two hours. Just a heads up everyone, now sit back and relax."

McKenna (Irritated): "Relax, how can he say that now? This sucks!"

Two hours later we begin our decent into Queenstown, but it feels more like a nose dive. We are both gripping our seats and looking out the window, no land or mountains visible yet. Its getting tense as the dive continues and the sight of land is still absent. Then out of nowhere, the mountains start to appear and seconds later we are on the ground. Welcome to Queenstown, don't forget a change of underwear!

Thus, our time in Queenstown begins. We arrived with quite a scare and the adrenaline ride doesn't stop there. This town is full of activities to get the heart pounding and your stomach turning. There's bungy jumping, sky diving, jet boats, zip lines, canyoning, helicopter rides, canyon swings, paragliding, and the list goes on. If you are an adrenaline junky, this is your playground!

Queenstown is situated on the shores of Lake Wakatipu and is surrounded by the rugged peaks of The Remarkables mountain range. The town was settled in 1860 by William Gilbert Rees. Initially, Rees established pastoral land but gold was discovered in Shotover canyon and interest shifted to mining. The discovery of gold brought a boom and lots of people to the area. In the early 1900's gold mining went away and along with it a majority of the settlers. Queenstown slowly rebounded and began to focus on tourism, ski areas and hiking were the first big draw. Now, the town is full of outdoor and adventure activities that attratcs close 1.2 million visitors a year. The town and the surrounding National Park system combine to offer one of most popular tourist destinations in the world.

While in Queenstown we stayed at the Hippo Lodge, a smaller hostel nestled on the hill side over looking Lake Wakatipu and Cecil Peak. If you come to Queenstown this hostel is a great place to stay. The first thing we did in town was head to the most popular food spot, Ferg Burger. The most scrumptious burger in the world! They start with a fresh made bun that taste more like a french baguette, crunchy crust with a soft inside. They spread aoili on the bun, add fresh lettuce, red onion, avocado, then add New Zealand farm raised beef topped with steaky bacon, and finish with a tasty tomato relish. The result is one delicious burger that has a line of people out the door all day starting at 10 am.


After indulging ourselves we walked around the town looking at all the various activities. It can be overwhelming; every place offers some sort of adventure or guided tour. You could go broke doing everything you want to do. We surveyed our options and decided to sleep on it before making any decisions. We concluded the first day in Queenstown with 2 for 1 drink specials at the Buffalo Gap bar, courtesy of our hostel.

On our second day we made some decisions on the activities we wanted to try and made our bookings. Scott decided on doing the Nevis Bungy and we both wanted to do the Ziptrek Ecotour. We took the rest of the day to enjoy the town. We toured a local art's and craft market at the water park then took a walk around the Queenstown Gardens. After lunch we went for a short hike on Queenstown Hill. The hike leads you to a sculpture called the Basket of Dreams and a summit that gives you great views of the surrounding mountains and overlooking the town. It was good preparation for our Great Walk.

On day three we boarded the AJ Hackett Bungy Bus and headed for the Nevis bungy site. The Nevis Bungy is a 134 meter (440 feet) fall and is the highest bungy in New Zealand. When we arrive at the bungy center we both harness up and head out to the trolley basket that will cart us to a small metal shack suspended over the middle of the canyon. What has Scott gotten himself into?

The music is thumping Fortunate Son by Credence, Scott is tied to the bungy and shuffling to the ledge, the river on the canyon floor looks like a tiny stream, Scott is clearly nervously sweating, and the starter is counting down, 3-2-1...welcome to the Nevis! Scott doesn't hesitate, he dives off the ledge, plunges towards the ground below, and soon he is suspended in the air by a rubber band. It's a rush that can't be explained and anyone who does this has to be a little reckless. It is a rush of a lifetime!


On our fourth and final day before leaving for our Great Walk we headed up the gondola to the top of Bob's Peak to the Ziptreck. We would spend the next four hours taking six zip lines down the mountain from tree house to tree house. We went upside down, backwards, and reached speeds of up to 70 kph (44 mph). The experience was great, the rush of zipping from one side to the next was exhilarating. Ziptrek tours pride themselves on being an eco-friendly tourist activity and during the tour they tell you how they have minimal environmental impact. It was a an awesome day on the mountain and something neither of us had done before.

We spent the rest of the day gearing up for our Great Walk. What is this Great Walk we keep mentioning? We have planned a four day, three night hut trip on one of New Zealand's most popular Great Walks, the Routeburn Track. We are excited about getting out into to mountains and putting our hiking skills to the test. We will cover 36 km (about 26 miles) over 4 days through the Mount Aspiring and the Fiordland National Parks.

Be sure and check out the Favourite Links section on the right side of this page. We have posted the Nevis Bungy video link as well as a link to our Queenstown pictures. Enjoy!

'til next time, happy holidays!

McKenna & Scott


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Nga Manu, Education Station

Time to learn at the Nga Manu Nature Reserve!

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The commuter train is moving slowly as it takes us north from Wellington to the small town of Waikenae.  We restlessly wait for the last stop to come, and we are both more tuned into our music than the coast passing by.  We are ready to be out in the country and away from the city noise.  A few days at a secluded nature reserve is coming at a perfect time.  Before we can relax, McKenna points out that we may have to walk about 2 miles to get to get to Nga Manu.  We arrive into Waikenae around 4pm, tired and not looking forward to the long walk ahead.  To our surprise, Bruce the manager of Nga Manu is at the station to greet us with a smile and a ride to the reserve.  At that moment, we knew that these next few days were going to be great. 

Nga Manu Nature Reserve is 35 acres of land dedicated to preserving the native coastal lowland swamp forest that used to exist along the Kapiti Coast.  It is home to a mix of bush walks with native plants, protected aviaries, and beautiful view points.  At Nga Manu you can view the most sought after native species to New Zealand, dubbed "the big three."  They are the Kiwi (national bird of NZ), the Tuatara (oldest living reptile on earth), and the Silver Fern (sporting emblem of NZ).  There is also daily eel feeding that will make you squirm at first, but once you hear the plight of the eel you will gain a whole new perspective.  Nga Manu is greta place to learn about the New Zealand environment and the species that call it home.

The first night we settled into our cozy cottage, a nice place to call home for the next three nights.  It was after 5pm, the reserve was closed, all the workers had gone home, and everything was peaceful.  We strolled through the park and saw what New Zealand looked like before settlers turned the forest into pastures.  It was a great evening and relaxing for us both.

The next day we took full advantage of the reserves hospitality and educational experiences.  McKenna had previously worked on the reserve while in college and because she had impressed the staff so much we were treated to an amazing up close experience with the birds on the reserve.  We began our day in the Kiwi private enclosure with Rhys, the man in charge of all the species on the property.  The Kiwi are the national bird of New Zealand, they are flightless birds that mainly come out at night.  They have a keen sense of smell and are the only birds that have nostrils on the end of their long beaks.  In the private enclosure there are three Kiwi, two adults and one juvenile named Kevin (the juvenile name was picked by the mayor from kids suggestions, and we assume it is from the movie 'Up').  Our task was to assist Rhys with weighing the Kiwi, replacing their food, and switching the pins of the two adult Kiwi.  

The adult Kiwi were not happy about being handled by Rhys, but Kevin seemed to be more comfortable with it.  After the weights were recorded we had to switch the pins of the adult Kiwi's so that they could get to know each others scent before they occupy the same enclosure.  Rhys hopes to encourage this pair to breed on the reserve.  Currently there is one pair on the reserve that successfully mated and produced Kevin.  The experience of seeing a Kiwi up close can't be beat.  Truly an amazing bird that is rarely seen.

After the morning work with Rhys was done, we went with Pat to feed all the birds in the protected aviaries.  For a few extra dollars anyone can join her as she feeds the birds and tells you about each one, you may also get to feed them your self and one might even land on your head!

 There are three highlights to this part of the tour.  First, there is the North Island Kaka, a large forest parrot.  In the enclosure they will land on your shoulders and hop around on your head if you like.  It is an experience you should try!  Second, are the Kea, a south island parrot that is intelligent and curious but can be destructive.  Because they are so destructive the reserve has to use a stronger metal net to house these birds.  This allows smaller birds to get in and out of the enclosure and creates more competition for the food.  Kea are smart and smart enough that the reserve has put in clever contraptions that they must figure out in order to retrieve their food.  This keeps the other birds from getting to it and allows the Kea to show off their intelligence.  Finally, the two Kiwi are last on Pat's list to feed.  This pair of Kiwi lives in the nocturnal house, an enclosure where night and day have been reversed.  While it's nothing like seeing a Kiwi in the wild, you are guaranteed to see them at feeding time.  Any other time and they are most likely hiding in their burro.  The feeding tour is great experience, educational, and, a chance to interact with wild life.

There is one very interesting species living at Nga Manu that you might not expect, the eel.  They live in the ponds and the water ways that lead out to sea. Nga Manu employee Bob was recently featured on Discovery Channel's Monster Fish where he and host Ben Hogan(SP) fished out 3 meter eel from the pond.  Every day at 2pm Bob will feed a group of eels, usually smaller than 1 meter.  The sight of 20 to 30 eels squirming over each other for food will make you cringe.  It is a sight to see for sure!  Eels can live a long time, and the size of an eel can tell you how old they are.  The bigger the eel the older it is.  The bigger eels are the females.  The feeding isn't all fun and games, Bob has a serious point to make about eels, so listen up.  Eel is served at sushi restaurants all over the world and the New Zealand eel is quickly declining because of the demand.  Eels are over fished in New Zealand and will soon disappear, possibly in less than 20 years.  The eel only breeds once in its life and immediately dies after and because of this there  is no way of bringing the numbers back up.  We can only hope to stop the dramatic loses and stabalize the population.

Our first full day at Nga Manu was wonderful and educational.  There is a lot to learn from this small reserve and the staff is friendly and eager to share there knowledge.

On our second day at the reserve we took out the bikes for a ride to the beach. We had lunch while looking out to Kapati Island.  Kapati Island was once over run with rats and possum but has since been returned to its native species.  There are only a few people allowed on the island each day and for the right price you can stay a over night, search for Kiwi during the night and stay on the beach in private bungalows.  After a walk on the beach we visit some of McKenna's old spots in Waikanae and then head home to relax for our final night on the reserve.

On our last day we cleaned up the cottage and had once last cup of tea with the gang.  We then hitched a ride back to the train depot to head back to Wellington for one night before heading out to Queenstown.  We both feel rejuvenated and excited for our next adventure.

Nga Manu was nothing short of amazing and all the people who work there made our stay even better.  If you find your self around this area of the world you should definitely check this place out.

After careful consideration we have decided to fly down to Queenstown.  We realize we are missing out on some beautiful country by not driving or going by bus, but the time it would take to go by bus and the cost can't compete with a short plane ride.  It will give us a few extra days in Queenstown and we feel confident that we will find plenty to do there.

Check out the photos below of the reserve.  As usual there is a link to our web albums with more photos for your viewing pleasure.  We hope to upload some videos soon, but it may have to wait until we get to Australia.

McKenna & Scott


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Well Done Wellington!

Spending time in the capital city

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After a nearly 12 hour scenic train ride, we arrived in Wellington.  Wellington is the capitol of New Zealand as well as the country's artistic and cultural hub. It is home to numerous universities and a wonderful museum, Te Papa.  Wellington has been compared to San Francisco and Melbourne, and it does not disappoint.

After the long train ride and checking into the hostel we headed out on the town to find kebabs and some drinks.  It was Saturday night and the downtown strip of bars was full of people and music.  The beer and wine are expensive in New Zealand so we sipped the first drinks slowly.  We did meet some local uni students who bought us some drinks on their friends tab, which was very nice of them.  One of the students was preparing to study in California so we traded stories about the states for stories about New Zealand.  They all raved about the south island, which is where we are headed next.  So the anticipation for the south is growing by the minute.  It was a good night and we enjoyed meeting some locals.

We spent our first full day in Wellington at Te Papa, the Wellington cultural and art museum.  Te Papa has great exhibits and an even better price, its free.  The amount of history (natural, native, and modern) packed into this place is amazing.  We toured most of the exhibits, and we highly recommend the colossal squid, native history, modern history, and the art collection on display.    After touring the museum we headed to Cuba street to search for some food and shopping.

Wellington is a great place to shop and eat.  The stores stretch for miles downtown from boutiques to traditional mall stores.  There is also food around every corner, kebabs, pizza, and the infamous savory pies.  What are these savory pies you ask?  All the locals will tell you, "Oh man, you got to try a f**k'n pie."  Scott tried the mince and cheese pie and got through about half before he threw in the towel.  We moved on to the stores to work off that pie and recover a bit.  The stores are expensive and you have to hunt for a bargain.  Luckily there were only a few things on our list, shoes, keyboard for the iPad, and an All Blacks Jersey.  We found all three, McKenna scored the best deal on her shoes and we exited quickly before any more money went missing.

The first lesson that we have learned on this trip is that we over packed.  While it would be nice to have a pair of shoes for every activity and clothing that lasts weeks, we just can't see carrying this pack around the globe at the current weight.  So, on our last day in Wellington, before we catch the train to Waikanae, we made the decision to lighten our packs.  We separated from our hiking boots, runners, and a solid 3.5 kg (about 8 lbs) of clothing.  Once we re-packed our bags, the lighter weight and extra room made life easier.  Without hikers and runners we both bit the bullet and purchased some tail running shoes.  Which brings us to our second lesson, bring shoes that serve multiple functions.  They may get a little funky earlier on, but the dual purpose will save tons of space in your bag.

After two and a half days in Wellington we caught the commuter train up to Waikenae to visit McKenna's friends at Nga Manu Nature Reserve.  This is the most amazing place we have been to yet.  So amazing, it deserves it's own blog entry.  We spent three nights at Theo's Cottage, our own private bungalow right in the reserve.   We got to view all the native birds found in New Zealand, including the shy Kiwi.  It was truly an amazing experience and we can't thank Bruce, Rhys, Bob, Pat, and all the volunteers enough for all that they did for us.  

We are working on the Nga Manu entry as you read and it will be up ASAP.  For now, here are a few pictures from our time in Wellington.

McKenna & Scott


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