Muriwai Beach Surfing Lessons

On Saturday 12 December 2015, a group of 6 (2 from Korea, 2 from China and 2 from Thailand) left Auckland Institute of Studies at 9.30am and went to Muriwai Beach where we had surfing lessons from Muriwai Surf School. The day was warm, about 23 degrees, but there was a strong wind and the day was very cloudy. Continue reading Muriwai Beach Surfing Lessons

Henderson Night Market

On Thursday 3 December 2015 at 4pm, a group of students (mostly from Je Ju Island, South Korea) and I left Auckland Institute of Studies and caught a train to New Lynn where we walked around LynnMall as I showed them all the various eating options – from the Food Court to all the restaurants. Continue reading Henderson Night Market

Waitomo Caves and Otorohanga

On Saturday 21 November 2015 a group of 7 students from Auckland Institute of Studies (5 from Korea, 1 from China and 1 from Japan) joined me on a tour to Otorohanga and Waitomo. The day was warm but rainy. Continue reading Waitomo Caves and Otorohanga

Piha and Karekare

On Saturday 7 November 2015 a group of 10 students from Auckland Institute of Studies (8 from South Korea and 2 from Japan), and myself went to Piha and Karekare on Auckland’s west coast. It was a warm sunny spring day. Continue reading Piha and Karekare