Impressions of New Zealand – 02 July 2022

Auckland – sport: rugby

Saturday, 2 July 2022 – we had tickets to Eden Park for the first game in the Steinlager Series between Ireland and New Zealand.

Nothing about the game looked easy for Ireland.

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Impressions of New Zealand – June 2022

Auckland – sailing

View from the Wynyard Quarter towards Auckland Central Business District (CBD)
View towards Auckland Central Business District (CBD)

My trip to New Zealand was to see family. Apart from that I was unplanned, although I did have one idea – to go for a sail on an America’s Cup yacht.

In the end it never worked out, but I did come close, close enough to almost touch one of the race’s greats.

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Impressions of New Zealand – June 2022

Auckland – shorn

“If something is shorn, it’s trimmed, clipped, or shaved. A shorn sheep is considerably less fluffy than one that isn’t shorn.”

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Pampas grass New Zealand

My hair and I have a difficult relationship, one that challenges the most caring of professionals. At least, that was the case, until I went to New Zealand, where things changed.

I arrived there out of a hectic time, with my hair as dishevelled as pampas grass. A few blustery weeks later, even my cap had begun to complain, so I made some enquiries.

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