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FiNZ 45 - #EscapeFromFroston Part 1

The guys have arrived! We put out a call to our friends and families early on in our journey and these three accepted the challenge. Chris, Pete & Josh decided to make it even more challenging by enduring a long haul flight to layover in Aussie versus Auckland. 388 more words

Money can’t buy you love - the sad ballad of InternetMana

by Phil Duncan

Money can’t buy me love, went the old Beatles song.  Perhaps Mana and the left currents within it should’ve taken the Beatles’ point to heart. 864 more words

Economics

Rotorua

Though I have only been here for a total of 28 hours, I hold the strong belief that it is impossible to drive anywhere in New Zealand without having beautiful, scenic views of tossing oceans, rolling hills, or sheep filled valleys. 947 more words

New Zealand

twenty three days gone

Living the Flat Life

My flatmates continue to provide round-the-clock entertainment. We took a road trip to the Warehouse (New Zealand’s Wal-Mart) to buy supplies. After scouring the school supplies aisle, I eventually ended up separated from the rest of them. 1,030 more words

Maori

Te Kupu o te Wiki – The Word of the Week

Kia ora. To celebrate Te Reo Māori we are publishing kupu (words).

Kīwaha (colloquialism)

Mārake te kite.
Clear as crystal.

Kupu (word)

Te Waipounamu.
The South Island. 87 more words

Donna

Moeraki Boulders

The Moeraki Boulders are giant spherical stones strewn along the beach at Moeraki, between Oamaru and Dunedin.

There are many theories as to their origins including: 105 more words

Travel Writing

THE BEGINNING 1980's

25 years ago a bunch of us got together and listened to an idea from our cousin Maki Maihi-Taniora that would see an equal playing field for all, im talking the social and economic playing field.   21 more words

Economic And Social Development