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2 days in Rotorua, New Zealand

You’ll know you are in Rotorua when the sulphur smells first starts seeping into your car. But do not fret, your nose will get used to it and pretty soon you won’t even notice it. 1,074 more words

New Zealand

Farewell Haka

In the middle of the Final Year 13 Assembly, we were all directed to go out to the carpark. This is what happened:

Events

Haka challenge

It’s cold, wet and very windy here in Beautiful B.C. and – not surprisingly – the golf course is closed for the day. I’ve toured the back yard and picked up two garbage cans worth of debris. 169 more words

Scottish Wife

The Traditions

“In 1823, William Webb Ellis first picked up the ball in his arms and ran with it. And for the next 156 years forwards have been trying to work out why.” – Sir Tasken Watkins (1979). 709 more words

Rugby

Tewhakarewarewatangaoteopetauaawahiao

With Rotorua having a significant Maori population, we figured it would be a good opportunity to experience and engage with NZ’s indigenous culture. So we opted to visit the traditional village of Tewhakarewarewatangaoteopetauaawahiao (or just… 263 more words

North Island

Review buku - Ayahku oleh HAMKA

Mengisahkan tentang kehidupan bapa HAMKA sendiri iaitu Dr Haji Abdul Karim Amrullah (HAKA) atau dikenali juga sebagai Haji Rasul. Tak silap saya dalam buku teks sejarah tingkatan berapa entah, saya tak ingat ada mention nama Haji Rasul ni. 318 more words