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On Sunday I spent the morning planting trees as part of a volunteer activity on Motutapu Island.

It rained a bit in the morning, as it has pretty much every morning since the start of fall, but the small shower cleared up by the afternoon. After we planted we headed down to the shore for a “Sausage Sizzle” aka the classic kiwi bbq – a sausage on a slice of bread with tomato sauce, the perfect way to end a beautiful day.

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Planting trees on Motutapu Island

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By Sara LobdellUS Study Abroad Scholarship Student

Updated 4 months ago

Sara studied biology and music at the University of Auckland and had a Generation Study Abroad Award. "Out of the eight universities in New Zealand I chose the University of Auckland in particular for its world-ranked academics and location. What better place to study the natural sciences than one in which you're constantly surrounded by natural beauty."

*Views expressed are the blogger's own


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