Tag Archives: Travel


After 3 flights (Fukuoka <-> Kansai <-> Auckland <-> Nelson) we arrived on a beautiful sunny day in Nelson. Gertrud and Leyna from NMIT were there to meet us, as well as all the homestay parents. The students all went

Sad goodbyes

Finally it was time to say goodbye to Nelson. At the airport there were lots of tears, hugs, and tissues before we finally left. We had a smooth flight home, and arrived to be met by family and friends… Thanks

Days 21-22 – Wellington

Wellington was a chance for the students to explore, shop, eat, and meet people on their own. For 2 days, they explored New Zealand’s capital city.

Day 20 – Trip to Wellington

Last Friday after classes we travelled to Wellington. This involved a 2 hour 30 minute bus ride, then a 3 hour ferry ride across Cook Strait. Unfortunately, that day the wind was REALLY strong, so the crossing was very rough…

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