Author: Allison Kondrat After a relaxed time in Raglan, and a lovely celebration of Shannon’s birthday, we were allotted Friday morning to explore further. Personally, Raglan reminded me of the smaller surfing towns that I have been through. It … [Read more...] about Goodbye Raglan
Author: Shannon Grady Hey gang! The last couple of days have been so filled with love, learning, and adventure. Today, however, we didn’t do very much. Here is my telling of our May 16th. After the past couple of jam-packed days, … [Read more...] about Roaming Through Raglan
Author: Brooke Paulsen In a moment, time is irrelevant. Because before there is thought about running out of time or being on time for the next experience, the moment is gone. But if you don’t think about those things, a moment can feel like … [Read more...] about Time Flies and Ugly Cries
Author: Rosie Riley Life stamps are the experiences that one never forgets, for they imprint upon who they are and how they wish to become. So far, this trip has left me with many life stamps and it’s only been a week since leaving Portland. We … [Read more...] about Nothing but Love
Author: Marcey Deiner Kia Ora! After a rainy day on the Abel Tasman, the sunshine finally came out for a perfect day for Waka adventures. Today was a really amazing and a day full of cultural experiences. This morning we were able to go onto two … [Read more...] about Teamwork Across Cultures
Author: Riley Farrell Do you ever just have one of those days where everything should essentially go wrong but it ends up being one of the best days you’ve had in a while? For us, this was one of those days. We were told in an almost covert manner … [Read more...] about Adventuring along the Abel Tasman
Author: Harrison Kasper – May 11 As we awoke to our third and last day at the Palace Backpackers in Nelson, all of us were eager eyed and ready to go. Today was interesting because although we had not delved into many leadership … [Read more...] about The Resurgence – Earth Mother (Papatūānuku)
Author: Annie Ruef Hi everyone! We miss you all, but we are having a great time! The second day of our journey started off with a lovely breakfast. We all got up bright and early and were up and about by 7:45 am. We then … [Read more...] about The Journey to the Center of New Zealand!
Author: Siena Henson I have been on an airplane more times than I can count – my parents put me on a plane to England when I was two weeks old! But traveling for two days straight never gets easier, even having done so multiple times. I got … [Read more...] about Kia Ora!
“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” – Attributed to … [Read more...] about Welcome to Global Perspectives on Environmental Leadership: New Zealand! We’re Ready to Explore, Dream, and Discover!