Blog Posts - Christmas In New Zealand



My First Christmas in New Zealand

When you’re an immigrant, that first Christmas hits you hard. The rest of the year, you’re distracted by work and house hunting and getting on with life. Then Christmas arrives and everything stops. You realise what’s missing: family. My first...
by POMS AWAY! on Dec 19, 2016

The Eve of Christmas Eve, New Zealand

That was what our weather was like yesterday, the day before Christmas Eve. Then, yesterday evening, we were treated to this: Spoiled with such visions, we dared to hope that, this year, the weather would be just as glorious on Christmas Day. It is...
by POMS AWAY! on Dec 23, 2014

The Eve of Christmas Eve, New Zealand

That was what our weather was like yesterday, the day before Christmas Eve. Then, yesterday evening, we were treated to this: Spoiled with such visions, we dared to hope that, this year, the weather would be just as glorious on Christmas Day. It is...
by POMS AWAY! on Dec 23, 2014

The Christmas Tui

This beautiful bird is the New Zealand Tui which the early European settlers called the Parson Bird because of the white tuft of feathers above its breast. Maori bird names are often   onomatopaeic which, in the case of the...
by Don Donovan's World on Dec 23, 2010


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