From Matamata we moved to the beach town of Tauranga.  Unfortunately for us it was cloudy and rainy, so no beach for us.  But we did go to the neighbouring town of Maunganui to climb Mt Maunganui.

Janetta and I split half way, so she could take the 20 minute difficult route and I could take the 30 minute moderate route.  Let’s not focus on how long it took me to go up, but instead on the fact that I made it.

Back in Tauranga, we waited a few hours for the rain to start, then made it down to the main strip and waterfront.