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Visit Mount Eden & see Auckland from above

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Students from one of our General English classes have been writing about their experiences in New Zealand and places you can visit while you’re studying in Auckland. Our first student tells you about Mount Eden. It’s only a 15-minute drive from school, and from the top of the mountain you get wonderful views of Auckland. You can

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Muriwai Panorama

Don’t Miss the Wild Black Sand Beach at Muriwai

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Last weekend I was traveling with two of my friends Alexandra and Svetlana. We took a winery tour with Kiwiana Tours. After the wine tasting we went to see the black sand beach at Muriwai, on the west coast of the Auckland region. When we had arrived, the door of the bus opened and I

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How brave are you?

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Every winter mad Aucklanders go for an ice cold swim at Mission Bay. The Winter Splash event is organised by the Auckland City Council, and plenty of brave souls participate. This year the Splash takes place on 21 August between 10am and 1pm. It should be lots of fun. There will be roaming street performers

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Things to do in winter in Auckland

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Written by: Students in Sally’s intermediate class at Languages International Auckland 1.If you want to go to the beautiful beach, a lot of shops and cafes near the city, we recommend you go to Mission Bay. There are many kinds if restaurants, the famous Swiss ice cream shop (Movenpick) and beautiful houses in Mission Bay.

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Skiing at Turoa

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I hadn’t been skiing before I came to New Zealand, so I would like to like to write about my first time went skiing in New Zealand two months ago. I was looking forward to skiing for a long time so I really hoped the weather during the trip was nice. It was a wonderful

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Skiing at Turoa

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I hadn’t been skiing before I came to New Zealand, so I would like to like to write about my first time went skiing in New Zealand two months ago. I was looking forward to skiing for a long time so I really hoped the weather during the trip was nice. It was a wonderful

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Zoo Antics

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Last week, despite the rain, 13 students went to the Auckland Zoo. We needn’t have worried because as we arrived, the clouds disappeared & the sun came out. The zoo is famous for its conservation programmes, helping leopards, rhinos & tigers all over the world. Everyone was excited about seeing the kiwis and tigers –

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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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