|Views from Mt Eden overlooking Auckland|
New Zealand, Tuesday, March 14: More school visits and university lectures.
|Visiting Classrooms at Pt England Primary School|
|Discussing art education at Auckland University|
New Zealand, Wednesday, March 15: Sightseeing and university visits.
|At a welcoming center at the Waitakere Ranges Regional Park|
|Overlooking Piha Beach|
|Walking up the black sand dunes toward Bethells Lake|
|Walking along the stream|
New Zealand, Thursday, March 16: Primary and secondary school visits, plus an outdoor art exhibition.
|Classroom observation and conversation with a primary school teacher|
|Chatting with school administrators|
|Classroom observations at a secondary school|
|"Power Plant" art exhibition|
New Zealand, Friday, March 17: Two more school visits and St. Patrick's Day!
|Powhiri and mihi whakatau (welcoming ceremony) at one of the schools we visited|
|Our travel seminar group with students in Maori costume|
|Field day for the students|
|Part of the mihi whakatau at another of our school visits|
|Speaking with the principal|
|Visit to the Maori immersion classrooms|
|A local getting into the spirit of the holiday|
|Hare, hare! Hare Krishna!|
New Zealand, Saturday, March 18: Traveling down to Dunedin.
|Sheep! Lots of sheep|
|The real deal: Australian ginger beer|
|Speight's Brewery Tour|
|Outside Dunedin Railroad Station|
New Zealand, Sunday, March 19
|Pretty close to church, all things considered|
|Dunedin Railroad Station by day|
|Views from Tunnel Beach|
New Zealand, Monday, March 20
|Cadbury Factory Tour|
New Zealand, Tuesday, March 21: Secondary and primary school visits.
New Zealand, Wednesday, March 22: University and school visits.
New Zealand, Thursday, March 23: Time to head for home!
California, again Thursday, March 23 (!). Mike got an extra day. Too bad he spent it traveling. He did get this shot of CLU (lower right corner) and home from the plane flying down from San Francisco. It's the little things that make life fun.