Tarawera Falls, New Zealand

Hi again Johnny, I notice there is a write up about Tarawera Falls in the New Zealand waterfall reviews section. Here’s a pic of a waterfall further upstream toward Lake Tarawera(as discussed by Steve Peake). Feel free to put that below his waterfall review. Cheers, Matt

Another Way to Witness Tarawera Falls

There is another way to witness Tarawera Waterfalls. By far the best way is via water taxi across Lake Tarawera. This deposits you at the lakes outflow where a good track broadly follows the river until the river begins to vanish. It is wonderfull geology and delightful native forest. Eventually you descend the cliff face […]

New Zealand Honeymoon Itinerary – November 5, 2004 to December 3, 2004

As you can see by the title of this page, this itinerary was our honeymoon with a destination wedding in the Land of the Long White Cloud. For Julie and I, this was the trip that opened up our eyes to what was out there in the world…

“The Shortcut” (Bay of Plenty and Hawke’s Bay, New Zealand – November 13, 2004 to November 15, 2004)

I had read somewhere that this road tended to break up marriages as couples would argue after finding out it wasn’t the shortcut one of them hoped it would be. I prayed this would not be our fate…