Piha and Karekare

On 26 November 2016, a small group consisting of 4 South Koreans, 2 Japanese and myself left Auckland Institute of Studies at 10am and headed for Piha Beach and Karekare Beach on Auckland’s west coast. We arrived at the Lookout over Piha Beach at approximately 10.45am and were on the beach not long after. Continue reading Piha and Karekare

Piha and Karekare

On Saturday 4 June, I collected 2 Koreans from their apartment in the central city and we went to two of Auckland’s beautiful west coast beaches. We departed at 10am and arrived at Piha Beach after a 45 minute drive, much of it through the Scenic Drive in the Waitakere Mountain Range. It was a beautiful early winter day with a temperature about 17 degrees but it felt much warmer in the sun. Continue reading Piha and Karekare

Piha and Karekare

On Saturday 14 May 2016 I picked up 6 people at Auckland Institute of Studies at 9.50am, 4 people at their apartment in the city at 10.15am and the final passenger at Britomart a few minutes later. This made a group of 9 from South Korea, 2 from Japan and myself, and we went to Piha and Karekare.  The day was beautiful – a mostly clear blue sky and about 22 degrees, so it was warm when we were in the sun but it was cooler in the shade. Continue reading Piha and Karekare

Piha and Karekare

On Sunday 1 May 2016, I picked up a group of 11 passengers (from South Korea) at their accommodation in the central city and went to Piha and Karekare. It was a cloudy day but there was very little wind and the day was warm for this time of the year, about 23 degrees. Continue reading Piha and Karekare

Piha and Karekare

On Saturday 12 March 2016, a small group of 7 (1 from France, 1 from Colombia, 3 from Japan, 1 from Korea and myself) left Auckland Institute of Studies at 10am and headed for Auckland’s west coast. We stopped at Lynnmall for food, which we took with us for a picnic, on the way and arrived at Piha at approximately 11.15am. Continue reading Piha and Karekare