Author: Allison Kondrat The beginning of our long day started with an early breakfast and bleary expressions. After an hour long drive we arrived at the beautiful Ocean Beach (a redundant yet straightforward name for the area). There we met a … [Read more...] about Ma Te Wa- the Mini Series
Author: Hope Herrington The last few days we have been ono a farm called Heart Family Farm. I have lived in the middle of the city my entire life s this is a new experience for me. On the first day, we arrived, each of us signed up for a morning … [Read more...] about A Day at the Farm
Author: Arianna Perez-Wolfe - May 25th Today was our first full day at the Hart Family Farm! We each got to sign up for our chores this week, AM chores and food crew. I signed up for AM chores the first day, so today I woke up bright and early to … [Read more...] about Farm work is hard work (but gratifying!)
Author: Vanessa Bagnara - May 24 Hi friends! I am going to keep this short and simple because today was a full day of travel. This morning we said some more tearful goodbyes to our new friends Tiaki and Maddie. This trip has brought some … [Read more...] about More cries, more goodbyes, and the world’s coolest McDonalds?
Author: Aislinn Hill - May 23rd Howdy gang! I saw Delaney gave a quirky little update about what she was doing while writing her post, so I thought I’d do the same. Currently, we’re all hanging around at our beautiful house on the … [Read more...] about Good and Fresh Environmental Times
Author: Delaney Vetter Hello World! We are all alive and well here in New Zealand, currently we are hanging out wrangling cattle, chasing sheep, collecting eggs and impatiently waiting for a mama pig to have her babies but our blog is still a … [Read more...] about Learning from the Past
Author: Hope Herrington On this day, we got to sleep until 7:45am. We usually have to wake up earlier so this was a good change. After eating breakfast, we drove to this women’s house who was an expert on herbal medicine. She told us all about … [Read more...] about A Relaxing Day in Raglan
Author: Ariana Lopez My first morning at the Kokori– our second marae – started in an ideal way: exercising right by the beach. After a couple of workouts, good music, and a short run with Harrison, Annie, and Delanie, we prepared … [Read more...] about The Essence of Being
Author: Evan Abraham So, May 19thwas pretty much just a transition day for us and not much happened. We left Rob and Rangamarie’s retreat after performing some service for them (clearing invasive bushes and collecting sticks) and headed back into … [Read more...] about Woah, We’re halfway there!! (Woah, living on a prayer!)
Author: Justin Myers Blog for May 18, 2019 After a relaxing couple of days in Raglan, we headed out to the Manu Wairua. We drove for 30 minutes outside of the city until we had arrived. The entrance to the Manu Wairua was a steep … [Read more...] about Sweat or Tears?