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Telling Maori legends

January 26, 2012

Contributed by Johanna Otico These are the Moeraki Boulders of New Zealand located on Koekohe Beach, about an hour north of the University of Otago. They are huge concretions that broke free of the cliffside and came to rest on the beach. When the Maori first saw them, they believed the boulders to...

Chilling with Kiwis

January 26, 2012

Contributed by Miriam Kolker One of my favorite adventures abroad occurred during a rare New Zealand snowstorm. A group of friends and I took an early morning bus to the Otago Peninsula, a breathtaking strip of land in Dunedin. We ignored all premonitions of the day's forecast, including the disturbingly...

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