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The last evening on North Island saw a division of the troops.  Laura was feeling a little off [perhaps car sick,] and just wanted to stay in and watch TV.  The Apprentice and The Newlyweds were on!  Colleen & Matt were still up for some action and I was thinking about dinner.  We decided to drop Colleen & Matt off at the local rock gym where they spent a few hours climbing.  Heather & I went out for a drink on the waterfront.  The city is right on the harbor and there are no dungy dirty areas.  Wellington has a nice harbor front with jogging paths, kayak rentals on the water and shops and food.














After the rock gym experience, the kids wanted fast food [again] and so they headed out for that.  I headed back to the hotel to feed Laura.  Just next door to the hotel was an Indian restaurant that looked and smelled great.  I got some take-away for Laura and I and we proceeded to enjoy the best Indian food I've had for a long time!







With out bellies full, we had nothing left to do but entertain ourselves, get a good nights sleep and head to the airport first thing in the morning!  I don't remember how it started but somehow we got on the topic of blue jeans and Heather claimed she could wear Laura's pants.  [Heather is already frequently wearing the pants Matt has grown out of.  We've learned many cost saving measures here in NZ!]  Well, here's the result!!







Matt couldn't be concerned less!

During the night, I heard a loud bang that woke me up from a deep sleep.

Turns out this is the second time the earth has moved while I was in bed in NZ!  Heather slept through this one and was disappointed because she still wants to feel an earthquake!

Well, maybe at our next house!

If you're interested in New Zealand earthquakes, checkout

 "Recent New Zealand Earthquakes"


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