Fitzherbert Castle Motel
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... br> Families are very much at the heart of the school. When a family enrols their baby or young child here they make a commitment to ensure that Maori is supported at home (at least one parent must speak Maori to their child everywhere) and that the child will remain in Kaupapa Maori education until they graduate. The founding family members of Mana Tamariki set down these requirements based upon research evidence about how best to achieve ...
... up to 350 metres at some points. Guided walks started in 1928 here. This glacier has receded in 250 years , 3 kilometers!! GLOBAL WARMING ?????
We wanted to do the full day hike but there were no vacancies left, so had to settle for 1/2 day. This meant we wouldn't be able to climb quite as high or as far up the glacier. Sofi our young quide was constantly chiseling and redefining the ice stairs for easier and ...
... than his five foot ten. In the end the giants 24 cm reach advantage did him in and Tua lost the fight in a unanimous decision. After the fight we drove down to the harbour that was minutes away and soon after boarded the Bluebridge Ferry to cross the ever so rough Cook Strait. Now I'm sitting here, Jenn is sleeping beside me on the bench at four in the morning trying to write an entry that makes sense and doesn't show how tired I am.
Well it's with tears in my eyes and a heavy heart that I leave my buddy and the Craine/Webster clan in Palmy. I've had a lovely time and its flown by all too quick. Had a little hiccup in the middle of the week when K managed to get a fegoa (think that's how you spell it) branch impaled on her eye. Poor love was in terrible pain for a couple of days. She was picking them for me. They taste a bit like ...
... or they need renovating. Most seem to need new siding or a lick of paint. Or just plain leveling out. But at least it seems like people are trying.
Graffiti seems to be a thing here, particularly ‘commissioned’ graffiti, if you will. The CBD has a few nice looking streets and the odd nice building, but there is a lot of tat about and it feels like the place could do with a wee little face lift. On ...
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