North Island road trip

Last month I did a ten day tour of the North Island with all my favourite people… surfing, sailing, and summiting mountains.

I didn’t keep anything in the way of a diary because I was too busy being a tour guide by day and being merry by night. But I did take one million photos, so this blog rounds up my top 25 of the trip, in chronological order.

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Moments after being reunited with this lot at Auckland Airport. All aboard the party bus!

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Throwing them straight into Kiwi life with a surf session at Ngarunui Beach, Raglan.

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Duck tales in Lake Taupo.

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Sailing in the crystal clear fresh waters of Lake Taupo (which is the same size as Singapore!).

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Girl banding to the max at Huka Falls, Taupo.

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Three Men and a Baby.

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The newly engaged

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All the gear… Happy trampers taking on the mighty Tongariro Alpine Crossing.

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Disappearing into the abyss amongst moonlike landscapes.

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Stopping at the emerald green lakes for lunch after our descent.

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Jimmy and Bronka loving the luge in geothermal Rotorua.

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Styx not loving the luge after being a speed demon and flying out of her cart.

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Looking dapper in our retro Air BnB pad in Mount Maunganui.

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Jimmy and Tom frolicking in the waves at Hot Water Beach, Coromandel.

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Matt flexing his surf skills at Hot Water Beach. Gnarly man!

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Stalking these lot in the glorious Coromandel sunshine.

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Extreme frisbee on Hot Water Beach.

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These lot having a holiday bromance ❤

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Taking sneaky paps of Bec and Tom on Hahei Beach, Coromandel.

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Cooking up a feast at our Hahei bach on the last evening of our roadie. The calm before the storm…

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Jumping Jack Flash… the start of many dance offs.

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Waking up with the birds to catch the sunrise over our amazing pad in the hills.

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These cool cats hanging out on some bridge.

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Last day together at Karanghake Gorge after a whirlwind week.

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At Waiheke Island minus Kimmy – tasting all the wine and all the cheese at Cable Bay.

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