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AUCKLAND TOURS FAQs

By |November 2nd, 2011|** LATEST NEWS **, Home page post|

Here are some Frequently Asked Questions. Have we have covered yours? ...if not PLEASE send us an inquiry.

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Coast to Coast Tours hosts Pacific Armies Conference Sept 11 2013

By |November 18th, 2013|** LATEST NEWS **|

AUCKLAND TOURS HOSTS PACIFIC ARMIES CONFERENCE On Sept 11 2013, it was with great pleasure that Coast to Coast Tours hosted the Pacific Armies Conference at our Auckland sheep farm and historic Homestead. After many months of planning (and fine tuning due to a huge storm which was due to hit New Zealand!), the day [...]

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AUCKLAND TOURS: 2010 baby lambs

By |August 13th, 2010|** LATEST NEWS **|

Lambing season has begun at Coast to Coast Tours Auckland sheep farm. We now have around 10 orphans...come and enjoy bottle-feeding them during your Auckland tour.

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New Zealand Baby Lambs – Spring 2009

By |August 21st, 2009|** LATEST NEWS **|

NEW ZEALAND BABY LAMBS - SPRING 2009 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yxac1GLc2AM http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fUVjZod9Vd0 AUGUST 15 2009 - We are still having good weather and all of our baby lambs are growing nicely. We have separated our orphans into 2 'sets'. 1 are the bigger (normal-sized) ones, of which there are 5 lambs, including Tahi & Rua, and [...]

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First newborn lambs for 2008 season

By |October 8th, 2008|** LATEST NEWS **|

JULY 8 2008 - NEWBORN LAMBS The first lambs for 2008 have been born on the Coast to Coast Tour's Auckland farm. ...No orphans yet, (but keep a watch for our updates) ....these mothers are very proud!     Come and visit our sheep farm during your Auckland tour We would be happy to answer [...]

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BooBoo has her lambs

By |September 21st, 2009|** LATEST NEWS **|

AUCKLAND TOURS - 'BooBoo' has her lambs 28 AUGUST 2009 'BooBoo' our mascot sheep has had her babies! BooBoo is currently the sheep we use in the photos we take of our tourists, so many people will recognise her. The past few weeks as she has been heavily in-lamb, it has been exciting anticipation to [...]

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Baby lambs are storm casualties

By |October 8th, 2008|** LATEST NEWS **|

JULY 26 - Tropical cyclone hits New Zealand. Cyclones from the Pacific are generally rare at this time of the year, but this one, moving down onto Auckland at late morning, certainly packed a punch! We had several power interruptions, and then we finally lost the power by lunchtime (it stayed off until 2145). Luckily [...]

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First orphan lamb

By |October 2nd, 2008|** LATEST NEWS **|

July 19 2008 - FIRST ORPHAN LAMB Our first orphan lamb was found tonight, (in the Pine tree paddock). It is a little girl, and we have named her Penelope. As her mother was nowhere to be found, we have brought her home to bottle feed. We would prefer not to have to do this..."their [...]

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TAMARILLO CHUTNEY recipe

By |October 13th, 2011|** LATEST NEWS **|

TAMARILLO CHUTNEY The TAMARILLO is native to many South American countries. It grows fairly abundantly in New Zealand, however, it is frost tender, so not very suited to areas where frosts are. GET THE TAMARILLO CHUTNEY RECIPE HERE .....but be warned, once you try this chutney you'll be hooked!! (Cook's hint: because you will probably [...]

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Night sky stars: Southern Cross Constellation

By |March 21st, 2009|** LATEST NEWS **|

Crux Australis, the 'famous' Southern Hemisphere star constellation. In New Zealand, this group of stars are visible during all the seasons (i.e. year round). They are not visible in the Northern Hemisphere, so consequently don't have any Greek or Roman legends about them. However,there are many legends throughout the Pacific. The Maori name for Crux is " Te Punga" - "the anchor", as it is thought of as an anchor of Tama-rereti's waka (canoe), symbolised by the Milky Way, where the Pointers are its rope. The Pointers are 2 stars nearby the Southern Cross [...]

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