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Category: New Zealand

New Zealand: Community at the University of Auckland

Submitted by Kylie Boggs on the 2019 World Scholars fall semester program in New Zealand… Even though I’ve been an international exchange student here for just one semester, I was lucky enough to be asked to perform in the annual Inter-Residential Talent Competition at the University of Auckland on behalf of my residential hall. My […]

New Zealand: Invasion and Protection

Submitted by Kylie Boggs on the 2019 World Scholars fall semester program in New Zealand… I took a few of the first year UD World Scholars with me to the Auckland Zoo during a weekend off, and while I typically think of zoos as loud and possibly inhumane spaces, this one was different. The well-documented […]

The U.S.A. from a New Zealand Perspective

Submitted by Kylie Boggs on the 2019 World Scholars fall semester program in New Zealand… Local professional theatres in Auckland have had quite the American kick this season – the two latest shows have been School of Rock and American Idiot, two musicals that are inextricable from their American context. I never planned to attend […]

New Zealand: Conservation

Submitted by Kylie Boggs on the 2019 World Scholars fall semester program in New Zealand… Throughout my travels in New Zealand, the respect that Kiwis have for nature astounds me. Whether it be in the zoo, in tourist attractions, or in hiking trails, there is a kind of sanctity prescribed to the conservation of the […]

New Zealand: Perseverance

Submitted by Kylie Boggs on the 2019 World Scholars fall semester program in New Zealand… I recently returned from my “Spring Break” this semester, and the most impactful portion of it was my trip to the South Island. A group of freshmen and I were planning a four-day trip to explore Christchurch, the Franz Joseph […]

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