Hukitawa Country Retreat

Address: Private Bag 3054, Rotorua, North Island, New Zealand | Hotel
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Reporoa - The Quiet Life

A travel blog entry by selahrees on Sep 18, 2015

22 photos

... 160;      60;     It is a lazy job sometimes and stressful other times. Being the child of two teachers, I have taken it upon myself to teach these kids a thing or two about life and being kind to each other. I love the two of them and they love me, but everyday we work on using our words, our kind and loving words, the ones that big boys and big girls us to communicate. It is always gratifying to watch ...

The Haka and the Poi

A travel blog entry by doragsxplorin8 on Sep 16, 2015

3 photos

... cereal for breakfast. It was all so delicious that I barely even chewed my food.
Previously, on the day before, I was talking to Ruth about what my plans were and how I was looking for a job. Right then and there she said her sister-in-law (Leanne) was looking for an Au Pair for about a month. I had then told her that I was not the best with children but Selah was the best for the job. I asked her if she had any farm work or animal work that she needed help ...

Smelly, Muddy, and Happy

A travel blog entry by shayna_mae on Sep 05, 2015

57 photos

... to think. She likened it to sitting around a crackling campfire. Our final stop was at the carving and weaving schools. They're funded by the New Zealand government and Maori people from all over the country can attend them to learn carving and weaving practices. The carving school in particular is very exclusive; they accept something like only 5 people a year for a three-year course of study. We were able to go inside both schools and look at their ...

Day 10- Full On

A travel blog entry by emilygardiner on Jul 10, 2015

We awoke at 6am this morning after a very interesting night of sleep. After a small breakfast we headed out to Tui Ridge, the sight of a program called Full On. Our leader welcomed us and told us about the day's program "Making IT Happen". After having a snack we headed out to a high ropes course. We geared up and were given about 2 hours to try 5 different challenges, all of them about 40 feet in the air. As i am completely deathly afraid of ...

No Hobbits for us.

A travel blog entry by artell on Jun 16, 2015

1 comment, 7 photos

At 8 am this morning Lona decided, correctly, that it was a really nice day. Sat here now in Bert's study, it still is at 3.30 pm. Sun fading on the autumn colours outside and sky as blue as a sailors trousers, and not a cloud.

Thought we would go to Matamata via Tirau, left about 10 am, Tirau for a wander and coffee, found the post office and sent off some postcards. There was a collie dog and sheep in the ...