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Tuesday at TePapa

So, I knew I felt icky when I did the Parking Day adventure, but I tried to blame it on being tired from the bus. On Saturday, when I woke up with a fever, I couldn’t blame it on the bus anymore (well, maybe I caught it on the bus, but you know what I mean). 627 more words

Whakarewarewa’s Maori Performance

While Whakarewarewa was a living village within Rotorua where most of the people residing within its boundaries were related, it was also a major tourist attraction. 55 more words

New Zealand

#30 Live All Blacks Rugby Game

The New Zealand All Blacks Rugby team is known worldwide for their tough teams year after year.  I had no idea the passion Kiwis felt for their rugby team until after the loss to Australia our 1st year living here. 264 more words

Bucket List

Barefoot, blue, and bleeding.

Preschool in small town New Zealand is a whole different animal. In Denver, Mason attended a new, modern preschool somewhere near the top of the ranks. 525 more words

New Zealand

Comparison of the Maori Culture Through the Years in Images


R. (2011, August 9). Maori poi demonstration . Retrieved from https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/8/8e/Maori_poi_demonstration.jpg


N. (2010, September 3). Picturesque New Zealand – Poi Dance . Retrieved from… 98 more words

Schrödinger's Disease and the Introvert

This book by Paul Kalanithi was published posthumously, after he passed away from metastatic lung cancer. The book was written as he was dying from the disease and his narrative includes scenes from his early, formative years, as well as his excruciating descent into pain, debilitation and surprisingly, the joys of fatherhood. 1,346 more words

Introvert Humor