Hiwinui Country Estate
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... to see them perfectly.
Before the rain came we had no ponds, lakes or rivers anywhere on that piece of land. It was all made by the rain!
Around 9 am the Wi-Fi and the mobile network broke down.
That was extremely enjoying because first of all I only stayed in for the beach
ride witch was cancelled, than I had nothing to do and couldn't use the
internet at all. Furthermore many ...
Theatre – so far this has not been an area I have been interested in. However let's give it a try with something special labelled „Ugly Shakespeare ". They played a funny version of Hamlet. I was not
able to understanding everything but it still was very very very funny! I had to laugh
the whole time. After school the house drama began at 7pm. My house
performed their own version ...
On March 10th we celebrated Founders day, in order to remember the founding of Nga Tawa. Every new girl who has not been initiated so far had to pass the initiation tradition that day in order to officially "enter" the assigned house. Firstly we had to learn a lot of facts about Nga Tawa, itīs history and a lot of stuff about Studholme house. But the
hardest thing was to learn the school prayer. I nearly went crazy about learning all of
that! During my initiation ...
... the same time was really excited to give it my best shot.
I got a ticket for the lift (30$) and rode up 600 m or so to the highest station.
The view was already very nice from here and it was a good thing that I had brought my jacket (which was in use the first time since I left Ireland - I think).
Since there was no marked way up to the summit I asked an employee of the lift where I should be hiking along, to which he only replied, the ...
... coast road to Awakino. This was another stunning, unpaved road full of flat bottomed valleys with wide streams meandering through, creating ox-bow lakes and supporting beautiful well fed cattle with sheep on the hills. We were going to visit Waikawau Beach, where apparently there are some Maori carvings. By then the heavens had opened up! To reach the beach you drive on a narrow unpaved road, through more stunning farmland, the road then becomes twisty and wide enough ...