I Went Halfway Around The World And Got Married To A Girl From Down The Street By A Lady From Where I Came From.

21Mar20
St Pauls

St Paul’s Paihia, Bay of Islands, New Zealand

Julie and I have been back to the church where we got married in 1987, St Paul’s in Paihia in the Bay of Islands in New Zealand.

I met Julie in Whangarei while I was working as a pipe-fitter on the Marsden Point Oil Refinery expansion construction job. When we met, my parents had moved back to the UK so I was living in digs. For a couple of years before that, I’d lived with my parents in the Whangarei suburb of Tikipunga, at 56 Tapper crescent.

56 TC

56 Tapper Crescent, Tikipunga

I didn’t know it at the time but Julie was living down the street at 23 Tapper Crescent.

23 TC

23 Tapper Crescent, Tikipunga

The Bay of Islands is about a hour’s drive north of Whangarei and one day, while we were there we had the idea about getting married in St Paul’s.

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2 Responses to “I Went Halfway Around The World And Got Married To A Girl From Down The Street By A Lady From Where I Came From.”

  1. 1 Paul Millington

    Keep on writing these Graham. Take care both.

  2. 2 Jacqueline Poole

    Hope you had a lovely time checking out our old stamping ground.
    Funny how end up back in North. Enjou your travels.


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