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A perfect location, Te Waihou Blue Springs.

We arrived at Putaruru just after lunch time and checked into our pub accommodation for the night. It was hard not to notice how quiet and small this town was. 398 more words

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THE DISPLACED DO-GOODER: Is the Dominican Republic ready for the Korean answer to Jamie Oliver?

Columnist Joanna Sun is back. Born and raised in Seoul, Korea, she spent her college years studying public health in New Zealand. And now she’s displaced again—on a philanthropic mission in the Dominican Republic. 1,171 more words

Third Culture Kid

Moon of Liberty Rugby Union - Rugby Championship Round 1

Rugby Championship Round 1

Australia v New Zealand In Sydney

New Zealand started their Rugby Championship campaign by thrashing Australia in Sydney. The All Blacks came out of the blocks fast and delivered a blistering first half.  241 more words

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Colin Meads, greatest All Black of 20th century, dies at 81

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — Colin Meads, a famously tough All Blacks lock hailed as New Zealand’s greatest rugby player of the 20th century, has died after a year-long battle with cancer. 881 more words

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New Zealand: OECD & beyond

New Zealand’s government has announced the introduction of new BEPS compliant rules that will be effective mid-2018.  Additionally, the government has taken this opportunity to expand upon the OECD’s rules, in an attempt to ensure that a “fair share of tax” is paid by multinationals doing business in the country. 131 more words

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Valentine's Day dinner

On the road out of Auckland, headed to the eastern shores of the North Island, we encountered a very long and flat beach. We mostly stopped there because our app said there was a bathroom there. 902 more words

Heretaunga Pat Baker's — Behind the tattooed face

This is a daunting tale of Maori settlers along New Zealand’s Bay of Plenty in the late 1700s. As the population expands, the need for more resources and the tribe’s ability to fight against neighbouring tribes is paramount. 18 more words

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