Hobbiton and Waitomo

On Saturday 3 December, a group consisting of 4 people from South Korea, 2 from Thailand, 4 of my extended family and myself went to Waitomo and Hobbiton. We met at Auckland Institute of Studies at 7am and drove 2 hours 30 minutes to Waitomo, stopping for a short break at Pirongia on the way. Continue reading Hobbiton and Waitomo

Hobbiton, Kiwi House and Waitomo Caves

On Saturday 30 July, a group consisting of 5 from Saudi Arabia, 4 from South Korea, 1 from Colombia and myself went to Hobbiton, Kiwi House and Native Bird Park at Otorohanga, and Waitomo. Continue reading Hobbiton, Kiwi House and Waitomo Caves

Otorohanga Kiwi House and Waitomo Caves

On Saturday 19 March 2016, a group of 6 (2 Japanese, 1 Colombian, 1 French, 1 Korean and myself) set off at 8.3O am from Auckland Institute of Studies and headed for the Otorohanga Kiwi House and Waitomo Caves.  Continue reading Otorohanga Kiwi House and Waitomo Caves

Waitomo Caves and Otorohanga

On Saturday 21 November 2015 a group of 7 students from Auckland Institute of Studies (5 from Korea, 1 from China and 1 from Japan) joined me on a tour to Otorohanga and Waitomo. The day was warm but rainy. Continue reading Waitomo Caves and Otorohanga