Distinction Rotorua Hotel & Conference Centre
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... Millionaire." It was a good movie, but I fell asleep half way through so I do not know how the movie ends :( All of this happened in just one day of Rotorua and I cannot wait for tomorrow! Phrases I learned: 1) If you want to go to a little grocery store like a Walgreens, they call it a dairy. They also have super markets that are larger, but if they just want to go pick up something quick they go to 'The Dairy' 2) My host family thought the Super Bowl was played in an actual ...
... rock guy was drafted in during the 80s to cast his expert eye over the rocks, as NZ doesn't have any rock guys, but due to the tribe needing a 'shitload' of money to fund the restoration the project is still ongoing. The carvings depict wakas (canoes) pointing towards Polynesia, where the Maoris originate from, where exactly depends on the tribe you speak to; they agree they all come to the same place, just where that place is is up for debate. The afternoon was spent at the ...
... We made our way to the hostel which had free wifi and a rock climbing wall - pretty cool. After some Scandal watching it was time to go to for our Maori experience evening. We were greeted by Dennis our driver and were driven out of town to the Tamaki village. En route Dennis chose 2 'chiefs' who were both from our bus and we were told that we would be watching a welcome dance where the chiefs would have to give a piece offering, Dennis was also quite insistent that we couldn't laugh ...
... before they go on to use modern tools. At the moment they are making a memorial to all the Maori men who died in the First World War. When it is finished in 3 years time it will be shipped to Gallipoli and placed there for all to see. It is made of Kouri so it should last for ever.
The statues that they carve must not look like real people. they often use kauri shell for eyes and bone ...
We went to Kuirau park in rotorua today. We went to the geothermal activity area and saw the huge bubbling pools. The smell was really overwhelming like sulfur and eggs. It bugged my eyes and I could barely see. We left there, and headed to waitomo. We went through the glow worm caves. Our first tour was a short one, through the main glow worm caves. We had to take many staircases down into the earth. It was very dark and scary and ...