Day 1: 100% PURE New Zealand
Well, the time has now come! School’s out for the holidays and your tour of New Zealand is about to begin. I hope that you are ready and excited! Curious Kiwi certainly is – he can’t wait to start the Great Kiwi Road Trip! Before you all hit the road, let’s take a minute to review some key facts about New Zealand.
Activity 1: Go to the Tourism New Zealand website and click on the ‘Facts - New Zealand People’ tab. Read about the people of New Zealand and then choose three interesting facts to post on your blog. The facts must be written in your own words. Do not simply copy and paste the facts from the website☺.
New Zealanders (Kiwis) love the outdoors
For most reasons most people from around the globe enjoy coming to New Zealand for the outdoors. The reason being is that they go for the amazing views from the mountains and landscapes!
Kiwis enjoy going on walks near the coastline and mostly fishing on wharfs! Most times kiwis love to explore the mountains and lakes beautiful views!
The most adventurous kiwi from New Zealand is Sir Edmund Hillary! Sir Edmund conquered to reach the very summit of Mount Everest! The mountain is 8,848 m. ( Tenzing Norgay also reached the very summit of Mount Everest)
New Zealand invented ‘Bungee jump’
Before creating farms and agreements, first they needed to clear the land, then made and very scary and terrifying activity! The person who invented bungee jumping was AJ Hackett from Queenstown.
To bungee jump kiwis needed to learn how to jump and know the hazards! They needed to be prepared to bungee jump and most kiwis became very skilled.
New Zealand has over 4.4 million kiwis living in the country! New Zealand has different cultures like Maori, Maori European, pacific islanders ( Tonga, Samoa, Fiji and more! ) and non pacific islanders!
¾ of the nation is living in the North Island! Also ⅓ of the nation is living in Auckland! The most cities that kiwis usually live in are Christchurch, Wellington, Hamilton and more!