• Māori Myths and Legends Part 1 - How Māui Slowed the Sun

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    1 May 2018
    As with the indigenous people of many countries, New Zealand’s Māori have a rich tradition of storytelling that’s been handed down through the generations. Amongst the cherished stories are myths and legends which give us an interesting and sometimes magical take on the origins of Aotearoa and the earth’s creation. This oral history is retold by elders on maraes (Māori meeting house) and in classrooms around the country. One such tale is that of Māui and how he tamed the sun…...Read More >
  • 2017 English New Zealand Conference

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    3 Apr 2018
    The inaugural English New Zealand Conference, in November 2017, was a great success. Particular thanks go to our many sponsors, including Education NZ, Cambridge English Assessment and Uni-Care. A range of knowledgeable and skilled speakers, including keynotes Jill Hadfield, Charlie Hadfield, Marnie Watson, Partick Au, Dr Gad Lim and Martin East gave presentations on a range of English language academic, business and pastoral care topics. Auckland Institute of Studies (AIS) provided a wonderful venue so the various attendees from New Zealand...Read More >
  • English New Zealand Phone Number Change

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    19 Mar 2018
    Please note that the English New Zealand landline number has changed. The new number is +64 3 383 7153 if you are calling from outside New Zealand. If you are in New Zealand, the number is 03 383 7153. If the office is unattended please leave a message and your call will be returned as soon as possible. Read More >
  • Did you know...?! 6 Quirky Facts About New Zealand

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    13 Mar 2018
    There’s no doubt New Zealand is the jewel of the southern hemisphere with its stunning mountain ranges, delightful beaches and beautiful native bush. This much is no secret, but there are a lot of quirky and unique facts about NZ that aren’t so widely known. Here’s a small selection you can impress your friends with. By most standards, New Zealand is a small country. It measures 2,227km from Cape Reinga in the far north, to Bluff, our southernmost centre. You...Read More >
  • Swimming in New Zealand

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    2 Feb 2018
    A large part of New Zealand’s natural beauty is our ever-inviting beaches and waterways. We’re a nation that loves to swim in the great outdoors, be it in the sea, rivers or lakes, but beautiful swimming holes and beaches can also be deadly if not treated with the utmost respect. Read on to learn how to stay safe each time you take to the NZ waters. What are the dangers of swimming at New Zealand beaches? On Aotearoa’s beaches, the...Read More >
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