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The Weta Workshop – Thunderbirds are Go Experience

Behind the doors of a top secret base on a South Pacific Island…  A short note: As I’ve used a number of Maori words in this report, I will try to give you some idea of how to pronounce them. … Continue reading

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Final stretch

We’ve made it home safely, and I’ve spent all afternoon unpacking, reading over 100 emails, and posting the last two days’ blogs. As today wasn’t so interesting, I’ll hold off posting it until tomorrow. Night, night. This is how interesting … Continue reading

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Steaming (Dieselling) home

31st July 2016 I had a good night’s sleep. D.C. reckoned she was too hot to sleep. After getting washed and dressed, and having half a “One Square Meal” bar each for breakfast, we went down to check out of … Continue reading

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Last day

We’re moving out of the Bay Plaza Hotel today and the WiFi’s not so good at the Waterloo nor the Station Hotel, so I won’t be updating my blog again until we get home on Monday afternoon. See you then. … Continue reading

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Zealandia

Today was another lovely, fine, almost cloudless, almost windless, day. We had our porridge and fruit for breakfast and then got ready to go out. Today we were planning on going to Zealandia. This is another place that we’d been … Continue reading

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Te Papa

I haven’t had the chance to write up today’s blog, (I haven’t finished yesterday’s yet!), but here’s some photos from today. Remember these are 2.4 times human scale. During the night the wind roared against the side of the building. … Continue reading

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27th continued

27th July 2016 – part two This afternoon we wanted to go to the Dominion Museum (I think that’s its title) as there’s a display there, put on with Sir Peter Jackson’s assistance. As we’d just come from Weta, it … Continue reading

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