Having arrived late on Friday Noel and I collected a hire car and Noel, Max, Rose and I had breakfast with Lynne who had kindly turned up with the rest of the luggage we had brought from the UK.
Somehow we got 4 of us and ALL our luggage into the hire car and set off on the drive to Napier.
We stopped a couple of times to look at the views and then stopped at Tirau for some lunch.
Approaching Taupo. I know it shouldn’t but this sign always makes me duck…
Max and Noel, and in the background Lake Taupo and beyond are Mt Tongariro and Mt Ngauruhoe.