Trish and I had been looking forward to meeting up with Tricia’s cousin Peter, his wife Pam and kids Chloe and Andrew.
Pete and Pam had settled here over 20 years ago and we had not seen them for over 28 years as Pete and Pam had travelled to many parts of the world with his job in IT.
It was great to catch up again and there was much to talk about after so long .
We took the opportunity to take a few days sailing around the islands of the Hauraki Gulf and despite the mixed weather everyone seemed to have a good time.
PAM & CHLOE
In addition to their own two kids he had brought along their godson SAM.
With strong winds and torrential rain forecast for the next few days we headed off to their home in New Plymouth on the west coast of north island and took time out
to explore the area and many of the attractions in the area. The town has a nice laid back feel with good facilities, schooling, bars and restaurants and is surrounded by