2 Must-visit Places to Enjoy Nature Near Auckland

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Hi, my name is Scott and I’m a teacher here at LI.  I’m from Canada and I love to spend time outdoors. I guess that’s why I love living here in New Zealand; there are so many opportunities to take advantage of what New Zealand’s most famous for. Although Auckland is a pretty big place,

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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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Languages International goes Green!

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We’re proud and excited to announce that Languages International is one of the first educational institutions in New Zealand, and the first English language school in the world, to become certified carbon neutral. That means we are… trying to reduce the amount of energy we use and the waste we create; re-using materials (like photocopy

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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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