Wednesday, December 12, 2012

I'm back home

I have been away for a much needed break with some wonderful friends at Whatuwhiwhi.  Maureen had an appointment at Whangarei Hospital last Wednesday and I went back up with them.  I hadn't realised how exhausted I was and on Thursday we just stayed there and did nothing.

On Friday Maureen drove me to Kaitaia and I was able to catch up with fourteen friends - some I visited and others I met in the street or shops.  I also visited the new Te Ahu Centre which has been built around the old Community centre that we helped  raise funds for not long after we moved to Kaitaia.

The Te Ahu Centre incorporates the Museum, Library, Community Centre, Cinema, Information Centre, Council Offices and a cafe.









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  1. The Te Ahu Centre looks to be a very interesting building, presumably reflecting Maori culture.
    Glad you had a relaxing few days and saw lots of friends.

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    1. Rosemary, yes, Maori culture as well as Dalmation (or do they now call themselves Croatian?)

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  2. I noticed that you hadn't posted for a while and I'm glad it's because you've been away enjoying yourself, and not because you've been ill. A change of scene and a rest can do wonders for the spirit.

    I've never visited Kaitaia - I must get up there one day.

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    1. Judith - lots of lovely beaches in the area - will post more tomorrow or some day soon.

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  3. Sounds like you had a nice, needed vacation. Happy to see you back.

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  4. I wondered what you'd been up to. Gallivanting, I see.

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  5. Glad you managed to get a break, Susan. It's always good to meet up with old friends and the new building is very striking.

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    1. Thanks Perpetua - it was just what I needed.

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