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21/4/2019 Talk about rain! The very first day I landed on Waiheke Island I was greeted by a torrential downpour that lasted all day. The island, with its subtropical climate, is prone to a deluge like this though, from time to time. I flew from Wellington to Auckland and there was a very good connection… Read more »

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14/4/2019 On my journey north from Christchurch to Wellington, I stayed a night in Kaikoura and a night in Picton. Kaikoura is a lovely little town on the east coast about 3 hours drive from Christchurch. In Māori, Kai means food and Koura means crayfish and there is no better place to eat crayfish than… Read more »

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10/4/2019 This was my fifth visit to Christchurch. It has been very interesting to see how the city has changed over the years, especially after the 2011 earthquake. I love coming back here to see what buildings have been renovated or are still being restored and what changes or improvements there are in different suburbs,… Read more »

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5/4/2018 I have a thing for stars. I mean those beautiful, bright, twinkly things that look like diamonds in the night sky. I was spellbound by the beauty of the Milky Way from the very first time I saw it in Lake Tekapo, New Zealand and have been ever since. When I lived there I… Read more »

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29/8/2012 I had one full day to discover Dundee. After my interview with Water Babies was over, I went to find my accommodation. I had booked to stay at West Park Bed & Breakfast/Conference & Events Centre, on the Perth Road, which was only two stops further on the bus. I got there at about… Read more »

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29/8/2012 I did a lot of preparation for the interview before I left for Dundee. I always research the company’s website and try to get as much information about the company as possible. I followed a ‘Job Search’ course with an outplacement company about three years ago. Outplacement companies here in Holland are companies who… Read more »