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Firstly, thanks to Paul Nemo for the title of this post.
For Matariki, which is the Maori name for a cluster of stars which comes once a year to herald the start of a new year in July, there were various free events around Auckland in celebration so off we went to a Haka contest. 122 more words
Haka is a traditional ancestral Moari war dance. It is a posture dance performed by a group with vigorous movements, an expression of the passion, vigour and identity of the race. 168 more words
Dear Reader, No joke… Auckland is Los Angeles without Hollywood (or minus entitlement and pretense). Think a bunch of very mellow, friendly folks who love to be outside, laugh loudly, and spend time at the beach. 646 more words
Visiting the local blacksmith. He forged iron hooks for our barbeque. Here he is doing the finishing touches.