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Photo of the week: Kauri snail eggs

Did you know that snails lay eggs?

These are the eggs of our native kauri snail. These giant snails can live for 20 years or more, and are very active – for snails. 68 more words

Native Animals

Tane Mahuta

In Maori mythology Tane Mahuta is the god of the forests and of the birds. Tane Mahuta is also a giant Kauri tree in the Waipoua Kauri Forest in the Northland region of the north island. 139 more words


And so it begins...

I never thought I would be one to blog. Turns out I had just never found something that really lit a fire in my belly. Then came #plasticfreejuly. 207 more words

A Different Kind of Travel

Northland. I had been hearing about this place ever since I got to New Zealand.

“You have to visit north of Auckland,” people would tell me. 5,415 more words

How strong is becoming the new beautiful

Box. Wod. EMOM. AMRAP. Toes to bar. Always been confused about what this language is?  Ever looked into a crossfit gym and wondered what could be so appealing about writhing on the floor in pain that anyone would want to do this for fun?  961 more words

Leap of pride! 

Hey Guys, what’s up?!

Well, I don’t know .. I really don’t know what to think about the Kiwi’s… on the one hand they are super caring, lovely people. 2,559 more words


Northland youth perform at sell-out kapa haka competition

It was standing room only at the secondary schools kapa haka regionals in Whangārei over the weekend as huge crowds flocked to watch top young talent from around Northland battle it out for a position at the nationals. 495 more words