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Travel buddies to NZ north island first week in April

Postby NewbieBrit » Sun, 24 Feb 2013 4:20 pm

30F UK expat going backpacking for a week around the north island of NZ, from around 1st - 7th April. Looking for any interested travel buddies who are free and adventurous :)

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Postby Mad Scientist » Sun, 24 Feb 2013 6:08 pm

One week is not enough to go back packing in North Island. More like two weeks.
I have been working for more than two years now and it took me One month on the camper van to cover both islands
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Postby NewbieBrit » Sun, 24 Feb 2013 6:54 pm

Unfortunately my holidays are fixed (teacher). I could push it to ten days (March 30th - 8th April) if necessary. Was going to do the south island during summer hols which are much longer, but thought Easter would be less busy and have better weather. My alternate idea was Bali or Lombok.

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Postby Mad Scientist » Mon, 25 Feb 2013 5:09 pm

NewbieBrit wrote:Unfortunately my holidays are fixed (teacher). I could push it to ten days (March 30th - 8th April) if necessary. Was going to do the south island during summer hols which are much longer, but thought Easter would be less busy and have better weather. My alternate idea was Bali or Lombok.


North Island is slightly larger than West Malaysia. If you like to outdoor, there so many things to do. You will be hard pressed to rush from one end to another.
Renting a small van which cost about NZD 19 to 50 may to the trick
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Postby NewbieBrit » Tue, 26 Feb 2013 8:43 pm

Since asking a friend about the weather, I didn't quite realise how cold it was going to be. I think I will leave it until 5 week holiday at xmas, as I can cover both islands then, and it will be significantly warmer! Good idea about renting a camper van too!
Plan B - I've been told that the Philippines are really nice around April. Supposedly a place called palawan is worth looking into....

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Postby Sissy » Mon, 04 Mar 2013 6:07 pm

Hey there!

You recently wrote me on my topic and you pm-ed me. Unfortunately I dnt have enough posts so I can't answer you directly through pm.

You can leave me your email address through another pm and then I can contact you from there.


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Postby SamNZ » Tue, 05 Mar 2013 2:36 pm

Yes April gets cold in NZ but theres nothing wrong with downing a few brews to keep warm.

Mad Scientist - I was going to PM you but don't have enough post. Are you currently located in NZ? I was hoping to pick you brain for some advice on citizenship renunciation as I'm one of those who cannot enter Singapore.

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Postby Mad Scientist » Thu, 07 Mar 2013 5:14 pm

SamNZ wrote:Yes April gets cold in NZ but theres nothing wrong with downing a few brews to keep warm.

Mad Scientist - I was going to PM you but don't have enough post. Are you currently located in NZ? I was hoping to pick you brain for some advice on citizenship renunciation as I'm one of those who cannot enter Singapore.

Sam


I am not in NZ now , I am in Melbourne and going off to Europe soon.
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