Aparima Motor Lodge

207 Pakowhai Rd, Hastings, North Island, New Zealand | Motel

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Stronger together ... For Maori, by Maori

A travel blog entry by kerrynjones


... weekly, depending on the need of the child and family, sometimes daily where there are high needs. Home visits follow a program of topics (depending upon the age of the child) that support the mother with understanding child development, parenting skills, developing routines, healthy eating and healthy living, attachment, play, etc.
There are two keys to successfully supporting families:1. There is a team approach to this programme, ensuring that all services and agencies are ...

Counting down the days

A travel blog entry by khughes17


... as they are working the hardest, especially that day! I was pretty glad to finish in that shed! Hope I'm with a different gang tomorrow! 16/01/2014 Me and Hef are joining another gang today. We're starting an 8 stand closed board but with 6 shearers. There are 6000 lambs to shear. The station is called Mangatapiri. The rousies are me, Hollie, Noho and Chelsea. The shearers are Brya, Hef, Damon, Joe, Doug and Dion. I thought we were going to be doing one and a half, but ...

'Twas the night before Christmas

A travel blog entry by khughes17


... cooked a BBQ which we had for lunch, and then Donna had to head home to pick up some chickens(?)! She bought the kids a dart board for christmas so we had a few games on that with Dawn and Paul. Then we headed back to the caravan. We were very tired and weren't sure if we had work tomorrow. 27/12/2013 We woke up and watched another film! We had a nice long lie in and then went to town to get some more DVDs and have lunch. Thebaut has gotten himself a kiwi ...

Eat, sleep, work, repeat....

A travel blog entry by khughes17

... hear anything from Colin so presumed there was no work and had a lie in. Might try that one!! Anyway we cracked on with the day. It was a struggle in the afternoon as it was so hot and the shed is mostly corrugated iron sheets, so it's like an oven in them. We finish there at 4.30pm and head to Colin's. Our tea is ready so we collect that, mince, pasta and garlic bread! The most random meal ever; but good to get some carbs! We take the van that Joe drives back to Waipuk ...

The Big Move

A travel blog entry by khughes17


... t done a lot last couple of days. Caught up on some sleep; we were still waking up at silly hours and going to sleep early. We went down to Dawn & Paul's last night. We stayed with them last year and left some of our stuff with them, so picked that up and had a catch up. We moved in this morning after a good sleep in the cabin last night. I gave it a good clean in and out with ...


This motel, located on 207 Pakowhai Rd, Hastings, is near Te Mata Peak, Grape Escape Ltd, Craggy Range Winery, and Silky Oak Chocolate Company.
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