Our International Fellowship of Flying Rotarians tour bus dropped us off by the marina in Whangarei to pick up a cafe lunch.
It was the perfect opportunity to boost the struggling Northland economy – new Aussie style hats for Iggy and me and stunning new swimming togs for me. It was a good thing I didn’t have my glasses on when I checked the price label, as they were not the bargain that my blurred vision would have had me believe. But wow – the first pair of togs off the rack and a flattering fit. Worth ignoring the price tag on these.
Apparently, yachts come down from the islands to shelter at Quayside during the cyclone season. The covered walkway, fishing boats and yachts contributed to the peaceful environment.