Pink Start Walk Auckland Domain

Languages International teachers do the Pink Star Walk

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Some of our staff members recently participated in the Pink Star Walk, a fundraising event in support of the New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation. The walk is 21 kilometres long – a half marathon! It starts and finishes in the Auckland Domain. The participants wear pink clothes, and before they finish the walk, night falls and

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School bake sale to raise money for Nepal

Bake Sale for Nepal

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Today, Languages International had a bake sale to raise money for disaster relief in Nepal. Staff baked delicious biscuits, cakes and slices, which our students bought for their morning tea. Over $1000 was raised. All the money is being donated to Oxfam, who will use it to help with earthquake relief. A huge thank you

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Treeplanting on Motutapu Island

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Last Sunday, about 20 Languages International Students , Simon (the Social Programme Coordinator) and about 30 other volunteers took the ferry to Motutapu Island, which is located in the Hauraki Gulf, to take part in a conservation project. The rainforest on the Island was completely burnt down by the early settlers because they had found

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Motutapu Tree Planting

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Last Sunday, 9 Languages International students and 2 teachers joined the volunteer force helping to return Motutapu – an island in Auckland’s Hauraki Gulf – to native bush. We caught a ferry over to John’s Bay, where we were given a quick demonstration on how to plant. Following that, we all got stuck in on

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Languages International Joins New Zealand’s Biggest Morning Tea

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This morning, Languages International hosted a morning tea for students and staff as a fundraising effort in support of the New Zealand’s Biggest Morning Tea campaign. Staff and students alike gave generously to the charity . Many baked and others contributed ingredients. One particularly generous student, Khaled Nadeem from Saudi Arabia, even baked three cakes

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