Rotorua and Taupo

I’ve been really lucky these past two weeks to have visitors come to Auckland. First my mom and Ian started their trip down under by flying to Auckland spending a few days here with me. We were able to do somethings that have been on my Auckland to do list for a while, like Waiheke…

Northland Road Trip

This past weekend I took my first trip outside of Auckland to see the Northland of New Zealand. It was so exciting to start exploring the rest of this country! I rented a van with six friends, bought a $15 sleeping bag, filled the van with backpacks and food, and hit the road. We left…

Noho Marae

I had my first week of classes this week and I am going to write a post in the next few days about that. But I seriously need to write about this weekend right now! (also this is going to be really long, so strap in and get settled.) AUT has a whole department devoted…