Travel Blogs from Tauranga
Monday 17 March
Well the rain has stopped and we woke to a nice morning which made our short journey today quite pleasant. We are driving just a little further north to Tauranga but are doing a slight detour so that we can make a brief visit to Whakatane and then follow the Pacific coastal road around the Bay of Plenty and through a few …
... What are the significant animals, birds and places to this community? How can these stories be woven through the curriculum, assessment and learning stories? How are the stories represented in the environments we create? What are the possible lenses we might use to analyse children's learning? The learning framework Belonging, Being and Becoming seems to very much lend itself to investigating these questions.
... this week past, and will likely be there for another 5-6 weeks depending on how the season goes. We're going to be working 12 hour days 5 days a week plus 8 hours on Saturdays, so we won't have much time to do anything exciting. On the other hand, we won't have much time to spend money and we'll be making a decent amount to fund our future exploits.
... operation with full time gardeners keeping the flowers and veggie gardens looking great and in 2012 they built " the green dragon" - on Peter Jackson's suggestion - a " middle earth" style pub and everyone got a full stein of their chose of refreshment. 2500 visitors a day in peak season.
More surfing happened today with another lesson and all of us were able to ride " green waves" - an advancement - (with Guy's help telling us when to start ...
This week one of our base leaders spoke on pursuing God/intimacy with God. It was great. God's Word came alive to me afresh this week! All week we talked about pursuing God.
We talked about:
- -The beauty of God
· -How to read the Word
· -Removing everything that hinders us pursuing God fully and wholeheartedly
At the end of the week, we ...