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Historical Parking with a View

One of the places I’ve been wanting to check out while in Dargaville was the Museum at the top of the hill. The GPS was giving me strange messages that it wasn’t available but it seems they’ve changed the roading to get there. 197 more words



As the days and weeks dissolve into the previous pages of our calendar, we are feeling more and more at home here. The shock period over the holidays morphed into an adjustment period during which we were trying to re-gain our footing after dismantling and transplanting our life, and now we feel like we’ve traversed the turbulence and we’re in control of our ship. 2,457 more words

Finding my Zone at Zone 6 Fitness

As an athlete for nine years, I naturally look for a workout that is going to push me to my limits, push me to get stronger. 749 more words

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Peace and Quiet

What a beautiful place Pahi is. We’ve been here before I was doing this blog with friends just after some heavy rain. We had to park on the gravel so its not an all weather grassy surface. 299 more words


Time to try Maori prisons?

When I first heard the suggestion by Maori MPs that a Maori run prison be set up in Northland my immediate reaction was nah, we shouldn’t have separate penal systems.

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Te Reo workshop attracts students in big numbers

A series of free workshops aimed at teaching adults Te Reo Māori in a full immersion environment kicked off at Northtech over the weekend and is being run by local group Te Puna o Te Ao Marama Trust. 459 more words

Dargaville, NZ: Part 2

It’s interesting how small towns around the world can feel so similar to one another, cultural, geographical, and other differences aside. I’ve learned that my preference is to live in more populated, more diverse areas, but passing through small towns and staying long enough to start seeing familiar faces, especially in a different country, can be a fun change from the typical international metropolises I’m drawn to. 416 more words

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