New Zealand


February 2016

Alexandra wished to travel to the end of the world for her 50th birthday this year.


Muriwai Beach, breeding grounds of a gannet colony


Farns are the national symbol of New Zealand


In a central park of Auckland


Typical buildings are made out of wood


Happy to stay again at our guest family from our last visit in 1999


The famous Kauri tree


This one looks like a Christmas tree


Opononi


Near a farm on the North Island


Cemetary from the 19th century


Missionary station made out of Kauri wood


Cute overgrown wooden fence


Promenade of Russell at the Bay of Islands


Historical House Montpellier


Alexandra is fascinated by the gardens


Sparrows help themselves


Maori are the first inhabitants of New Zealand


Ceremonial rowing boat of the Maoris made out of a single Kauri tree


In the fjord Doubtful Sound


Fox Glacier


Mount Cook, highest peak on New Zealand with 3724 m


Mount Sefton


On the Hooker Trail in the Alps


Artificial lake in Otago


Famous railway station in Dunedin


Larnach Castle, the only castle on New Zealand


View to the Otago Peninsular


With Willow...


... and Duncan on our farm stay in Saddle Hill