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Winter in New Zealand, holiday to The Netherlands & Matariki

Long time no see! Two whole months of no blogs – you must be wondering what we’re up to! Well, lots of things changed in those weeks. We have moved house, went on holiday to The Netherlands, celebrated Matariki and enjoyed New Zealand winter. Today I’ll give you a little update. We’ll be back with more blogs and videos a bit more regularly from now on! Moving house Just 6 days before we left on our trip to The Netherlands we moved house! We found a tiny rental house not far from where we used to live. It’s a small…

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Adventures in New Zealand!

It’s October. And Spring is finally here! Time for some of our adventures in New Zealand. The past couple of weeks we’ve taken time on the weekends to enjoy our surroundings and explore the area a bit more. In this blog we’ll take you on some of these trips! The weather is starting to get warmer. We see more of the sun and it’s getting windier.. Yes, that’s typical Spring weather over here! Nice, warm (±20°C) and very windy. Plants are starting to explode. Blossom and flowers dominate gardens and the birds are more busy. We’re loving it, although it…

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Week 6 & 7- Get to work!

Follow along in our series of blogs about our adventures in New Zealand As we move into more of a rhythm of daily life, time seems to fly by even faster. Although a bit slow with the updates (partially because of starting work), we plan to keep them coming! We will also move away from weekly updates and more towards sharing highlights. As well as some other topics we’re keen on sharing! Remember to subscribe to our website for a (give or take) monthly email if you want to stay updated. Starting Work It’s the first of September! That means…

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Week 4 & 5 – Wettest week of the year?!

Read more of our adventures while we emigrate to New Zealand. This is week 4 & 5 in one blog together! That’s because Week 4 was such an extremely rainy week we weren’t able to do a whole lot. So, here you go, two for the price of one! Remember to subscribe to our website for a (give or take) monthly email if you want to stay updated. 15 & 16 August Monday and Tuesday are still quite okay, but the weather forecast for the rest of the week is really bad.. So we decide to make the most of…

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WEEK 3 – Coldest week of the year?!

Welcome back to our blog! Three’s a charm! Still around? Quickly read on for the adventures in our third week down under! If you’re looking for the first week, head on over here, and week 2 can be found over yonder. You can also subscribe to our website for a (give or take) monthly email update with new posts! Farm Life We live at a small farm with a really nice garden, some chickens and two cows. There are many birds around like Tui, Tauhou (Silvereye), Kāhu (Swamp harrier), Pukeko and ‘European’ birds like Yellowhammers (Hurukōwhai), chaffinches (Pahirini), goldfinches (Kōurarini),…

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