Ian and Nikki took advantage of four very willing grandparents to babysit (we didn't need our arms twisting at all), whilst they sampled the scenic beauty of New Zealand's Bay of Islands.
But what to do? A trip to Auckland Zoo was proposed, seconded and agreed unanimously. A party of eleven when all votes were counted.
There were lemurs "...come on, move it! move it! move it!.."
Ted showed Grandmaboat how Meerkats live.
There was a train ride...
...and dinosaur eggs you could hide in.
Some amongst us, however, found it a little tiring.