Tag Archives: New Zealand

Rotorua: the smelly city

As our time in New Zealand is gradually drawing to an end, Jake and I wanted to make Rotorua one of our last destinations.  When we planned out the trip, Brittany, Tom, and Christy decided to come along with us … Continue reading

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A Little While in Wellington

Wellington, the windy city, Kia Ora!  This last weekend I and most of the folks at Atawhai went on a two-day trip to New Zealand’s capital city.  The school sponsored part of the trip was a day-trip that included a … Continue reading

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The True New Zealand Natives

I was born in the desert of California, where my parents met, married, and lived for a number of years.  While we lived out there, our family didn’t visit much – Ridgecrest was out of the way and awfully hot and dusty, … Continue reading

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Life out in the Wapwaps

Another week come and gone already!  Summer’s starting to fade here in New Zealand, although it’s still shorts season for now.  This past week has been fun and scenic, although Jake, Brittany and I are all still getting used to … Continue reading

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The first few days in New Zealand

Well, after 30 hours (approximately), three airplanes, one bus, a whole lot of dragging luggage up stairs and hills, and one van, Jake and Brittany and I were finally moved into our new flats. These first few days have flown … Continue reading

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