After Palmerston North, it was time to check out the town of Taihape. Love the pronunciation of that one, it could be seen as “Die happy”, title of a Therapy? song back in 1998. Therapy? being a Northern Irish rock band.
Used to be a Church (possibly) now a cafe. I’m convinced places like Taihape survive just on the sheer number of random tourists that stop by on buses and in cars on their tours. I spent some money there, as did most on my bus…
TV Crews at Taihape. I got into the background of a few of the shots. I can add that to TV appearances in England, Northern Ireland, Estonia, Slovenia and Uruguay now…
Mount Stewart Reserve, Taihape.
McDonalds and Subway are the biggest and most exciting things in town. What about the Gumboot Cafe??
THERAPY? – DIE HAPPY:
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ME IN TAIHAPE:
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