Be like Maui

be like maui - whanau

Maui is well-known amongst our Māori people boys. Though he is also part of many Polynesian stories. One version is also popular since the movie Moana which you both love. However, I’m referring to the legend of Maui known within our culture. Legends tell that he pulled off some fairly amazing feats and it’s these […]

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Perspective changes everything

Koro awe perspective changes everything

It’s amazing how the way you think about a situation, totally changes the experience. As I get older, I realise more and more the power of our thoughts and how it’s not the situation that determines our happiness (or not), but our reaction to it. Perspective changes everything boys. There have been many instances lately […]

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Longhaul Flights, Arriving in Singapore and Gardens by the Bay

Singapore

Singapore wasn’t an obvious choice for us.  But after reading some friends posts they shared it peaked our interest.  After a little bit of research and seeing how many fun things were there, we decided to make the booking.  This would be our first long haul trip with a total of 13 hours one way.  […]

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Gold Coast Australia for Families – Part One: Planning for the big trip and what to do

kiwi dream holiday - gold coast family holiday

When we talk to friends and family about holidays, the Gold Coast for families is one of the top locations that enters the conversation.  Maybe it’s the cost of travelling to Australia, the theme parks, the amazing weather or just hearing other peoples’ accounts of the fun they had while on holiday in the Gold […]

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Bula Fiji! Our review of this tropical destination

Day one

Deciding to go on a ‘Fiji holiday’ seemed like the logical next destination on our travel list.  We’d heard lots of good things about it and some friends were about to head off for the second time, so it was a done deal.  We decided we would do a shorter trip, as we thought four […]

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