North Island (2005 and 2011)
The first stay in the "Country of the long white cloud" was in April 2005 (03/04/205 to 30/04/2005). Arrival on Auckland, visit of the city for 2 days then direction north with stages in Paihia, Pukenui to go discover Cape Reinga. Descend by the west coast to join Whangarei and see the WRC rally, Auckland and Rotorua via the State HIghway 25. The next stages to arrive in Wellington (12/04/2005) will be Ohakume. Ferry crossing towards Picton ... (continued on the South Island) ... Return to Wellington (04/24/2005) with a stopover in New Plymouth and Auckland to finish with excursions to Piha, Hamilton and Matamata for the Hobbit village.
The second trip will be made for the rugby world cup in October 2011 .