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Maori Culture intro

On Monday, Kim Hippolite from Student Services came and gave the students an introduction to the Maori culture and language. He taught us some basic phrases and a song… Our plan was to visit the local marae (meeting house) on

Day 26 – Pottery class

Today was our final activity – taking part in a pottery class at a local potters’ group. The students had a chance to create a clay pot, decorate a piece of pottery, and some had a chance to use a

Day 25 – World of Wearable Art & Classic Cars

A few photos from our visit to the World of Wearable Art Museum & Classic Cars [see website].

No blog till Sunday

As we are going to New Zealand’s capital city, Wellington 3/12-3/14, there will be no blog until Sunday night or Monday morning. We will be traveling by bus to Picton, then sailing by Interislander ferry [website] to Wellington, and staying

Day 18 – Founders’ Park

After classes today, we visited Founders’ Park [website]… a historical site where many of the old buildings from Nelson have been moved and preserved. The students all performed a quiz while Gertrude and I tested the produce from the on-site