Waipuna Hotel & Conference Centre
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... turns out they were at the wrong hire company! The van itself is a little dated, looks like it has seen better days and could do with a good clean but it is perfect for what we want - so long as it's mechanically sound! The term van as well is a little loose on this occasion, not the large vans we've had before but neither a car with tent on the roof...it's a halfway house. A "minivan" I guess you could call it, one you'd imagine an American soccer mom to have ...
... in New Zealand. It also features the Maori Carved Meeting House, symbolizing the partnership between the Maori and the British crown. It was here that Chief Professor HGreenbe, representing 20 some visitors, carried out the visiting chief's role of not reacting when confronted by a trio of fierce warriors, making threatening gestures and facial contortions before laying on the ground a woven Palm frond something or other to determine if the visitors had come in ...
... more, with younger Maori learning their heritage. It's a very cultural language with songs, dance and prayers to gods playing a large part of it. A marae is the meeting place of the Maori and where all big events take place. You have to be invited to a marae. As part of the college introduction, I was invited to a traditional Maori welcome on the college marae. It was a bit of a culture shock with no one speaking English for the first 15 minutes as ...
Despite a beautiful meal and a sleep on the plane we have arrived in NZ feeling like we were run over by a bus... Age is catching up with me. The flight was on a Boeing DreamLiner very flash indeed and really quiet. Declan is catching a few zzzz before the next 9 hour ...
... watched some people bungee off it and we spent some time exploring the bay and the uni campus. Apart from it being a bit pricey here (I've been living off crackers and pot noodles so far), this city is amazing, and I would live here in a flash! There is so much going on in terms of nightlife and sport (everyone is football crazy here) and the weather is just stunning. Also, the people are so friendly it's unreal. Even ...