Photo diary of the South Island: December 31st to January 13th

This part of the country is vast, with rolling hills and crystal clear lakes, imposing landscapes and unpredictable weather, and where most people go to first on an exploration of New Zealand. These photos and short descriptions show our journey through the island, our favourite places and experiences, and hopefully will be as pleasant to... Continue Reading →

Reality Check(ing account): the highs and lows of job hunting

We have found gainful employment! The fun's over, kids! The job-finding process was in some ways fairly straightforward, in others frustrating and disheartening. I'll summarise the situation per jobseeker. Ailsa Before: Teacher of Foreign Languages Now: Resource Consents Administrator at Auckland Council I began and quickly stopped looking for school-based jobs on the grounds that... Continue Reading →

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