Day 3 – Auckland to Rotorua

Day three saw us collect our hire car in Auckland and make our way down to Rotorua. The first photo is the view from our apartment – of a fairly grey cityscape, Auckland Harbour and bridge.

Morning tea was in a very pleasant cafe called the Town Mouse in Pukekohe – although we did earn the mild ire of one of the waitresses because we ordered from the counter before sitting down.

Dinner was at a restaurant in Rotorua called Atticus Finch. As a lover of To Kill a Mockingbird, it was an obvious choice. The atmosphere was fine, and the food was excellent. The primary nod to Atticus was a quotation on the wall: