Excitement in Foxton
We left Bulls early and made a stop at a petrol station in Foxton to fill up and check the tyres. There seemed to be a little uncertainty as to what the tyre pressure should be. Manufacture specifications (which Google tells me to always stick to) says 72psi in the front and 79psi in the back, however the maximum psi for the tyres is 69psi. So we settled for 68psi (the Bridgeton tyre place in Levin confirmed this is fine, and yes the tyres on the vehicle are the correct ones - being a little OCD at times I just had to double check).
In Foxton we got the chance to see Ann's house before moving to Tauranga and to meet her former next door neighbour. Foxton is really tiny, but well set out and easy to drive around in. On our way to Foxton Beach we had to stop and call to the fire department because there was a fire right behind the Foxton Beach Motel. Naively I asked the operator if he needed my details "Oh, we have it already", he replied. Yip the age of modern technology!
They sent a fire truck and by the time we passed there on our way back to the highway, the fire had been put out.
We decided to stay at the Kiwi Holiday Park in Levin for two nights. The streets in the neighbourhoods are wide and easy to get around, but not so much the town itself - lots of traffic, narrow streets and small parking areas.
The Holiday Park has a separate section for campers with pets and all the facilities are clean and tidy. Ferrari and I went for long walks and it seems that she is really getting used to being on a leash.
The plan is to head further South to Paekakariki.
A beautiful park at Foxton Beach
View from the Holiday Park in Levin
Painted on the fence of the Park's office.
Ready to explore.
Getting comfortable on mum's laptop cover.