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We will be in New Zealand from July 26 until August 12, 2001.  Our plans call for us to arrive in Auckland, rent a car, and immediately zip off to explore the North and South Islands for two and a half weeks.  We have a very loose itinerary, but we have already made reservations at a few places...


Rotorua is the home of New Zealand's thermal hot springs.  Here we will stay at Holdens Bay Holiday Park.

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Gisborne, on the North Island's east coast, is the closest city in the world to the international date line -- its people are the first to see the light of each new day.  Here we will enjoy a farmstay for several days at the Te Hau Station Farm, where owners Chris and Jenny Meban also have two boys.

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Ultimately, we will end up on the South Island, where we will stay at the Meadowpark Holiday Park in Christchurch before leaving New Zealand.


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