We're just finishing day four of our whirlwind campervan tour of New Zealand. We arrived in Christchurch, which is making a fine recovery. Our first stop was at the Department of Conservation camp ground at Waihi Gorge. It is a nice quiet spot beside a stream. On Tuesday we went to Dunedin, which is a […]
Christchurch 20 days later
We flew into Christchurch on March 14, twenty days after the recent eartquake. We saw litterally thousands of buildings from the air and later from the ground. We only saw two damaged buildings. Outside the centre everything is back to normal. At the suggestion of our campervan rental company we stopped for groceries on the […]
No Tsunami Trouble Here
Everything in New Zealand is fine with respect to the tsunami following the recent earthquake in Japan. Our thoughts are with out friends and everyone else who is there.
Kawau is an island about 25 miles north of Auckland. It is the logical stop between Whangarei and Auckland. Kawau has several anchorages, the best of which are on the west side. We made three trips to Bon Accord Harbour, the main anchorage on Kawau. Bon Accord is almost two miles long by half a […]
The crew of Scream strongly endorse the Seven Sea Cruising Association's call to action to end piracy.