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Whāno - Lake Aniwhenua

10th August

Another day, another Stray bus. This one was to be our home for 5 days; those poor poor people.

The trip to Lake Aniwhenia was broken up by a tour of the oldest rock carvings in New Zealand, made by Maori’s hundreds of years ago. 259 more words

New Zealand

It's a small world after all - Marae Culture Night

7th August

So apparently you can travel halfway across the world, arrive in the tiny village of Waitomo, only to find someone who lives less than five miles from your front door back at home… 318 more words

New Zealand

Te Rerenga Kōrero – Koia kei a koe

Kia ora. To encourage the use of Te Reo Māori Te Taura Whiri i Te Reo Māori – The Māori Language Commission publish weekly Māori phrases that can be used to support or cheer someone on. 57 more words

New Zealand

Mihi Mihi

Two weeks ago I returned to New Zealand and hit the ground running. I landed about midnight on Sunday and got bombarded with new assignments in class the very next morning. 588 more words

New Zealand

Nga Tamariki O Tane Mahuta raua Ko Tangaroa

The title of our artwork is “Nga Tamariki O Tane Mahuta raua Ko Tangaroa” meaning: “The children of Tane Mahuta (The God of) the Forest and Tangaroa (The God of) the Sea.” 146 more words

New Zealand. A people of simple tastes.

sI know, this second installment about our trip to New Zealand suggests its about people, at least by the title. So what’s up with a photo of a sheep? 1,853 more words