TripAdvisor Reviews Aztec Motel Palmerston North
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... are between Te Whariki and our learning framework: the importance of belonging to a place and culture is so critical to being who you are, and who you are becoming, which has been so well symbolised in this foyer. Later as Kellie (the manager) showed us around the centre she discussed the engagement of families and the significance of Maori culture and language for her, and in her words "You don't know where you're going if you don't know where you've come from". ...
... the wild bird life as the population is recovering.
Stoats, possums, rats, and dogs have contributed to the decline of the bird population. Possums are also a problem rodent here, such as our raccoons. There is a bounty for them , and also their fur is used and combined with merino wool to make beautiful knitted socks, mitts , sweaters etc. Very pricey but boasts about the benefits of this fine combination. (soft, absorbent, non smelly, breathable)
... mom I am kidding).
After the massage I went back to our tent to find two more of our friends who had showed up for the party. We made a fire, drank some more beer, and eventually wandered down to the big show.
Every year they elect a new queen who is then incharge of organizing the events and stuff for the next year. I had met a nice man earlier in the day as I was waiting for my massage and now he was on ...
Arrived back home today. Although it is only about an 8 hour flight from Honolulu to Auckland, due to the date line we left at 11pm on Wednesday and land in NZ shortly after 6am on Friday.
What can I say about the trip.
It was great to spend time with my parents.
The NCL cruise as expected, was well organised, it's a great way to see the different islands and I would recommend it to anyone thinking of visiting Hawaii.
Staying outside ...
... at 3:00. We could see that the visibility was improving and the ceiling had slowly gone up. A few more teams had arrived and were checking in. The race staff were introduced and general procedures discussed. Everything seems congenial and focused on everyone having fun while being safe.
We were bussed back to the hotel for an hour's rest and then returned to the airfield for the opening dinner. Some of the teams were sporting their costumes, one was having a ...