Tag Archives: New Zealand

Putting up the Christmas Tree - Xmas in New Zealand

Putting up the Christmas Tree – Xmas in New Zealand

Christmas in New Zealand is completely different from what appears in movies. In this video we will be talking about Christmas in New Zealand and typical things associated with Christmas, all while putting up a Christmas tree with some special helpers.  What does Xmas mean? Xmas = Christmas Xmas is a short informal way […]

Community carnival vocabulary on a pamphlet - Real-life English

Community Carnival Vocabulary

I was given a pamphlet last week about a community carnival in a part of Auckland, New Zealand. I noticed there was a lot of interesting vocabulary about fairs, in this case called a carnival, so I thought I would create a chart about it. This is an example of English that you may encounter […]

Farewell cake with the flags of Chile and New Zealand and a message in Spanish.

Now living in New Zealand

The reason I have been a little quiet lately is because I moved (with my family) from Chile, where I have been living for many years, to live back in my home country of New Zealand. Of course coming back to NZ I quickly needed to find a house, get some furniture for it, and […]

Seagulls steal food sign at a cafe in New Zealand. Includes English vocabulary meaning.

Seagulls steal food

As I mentioned on social media, I spent two months back in my home country of New Zealand. (If you don’t already follow us on Twitter or Facebook, you really should because I publish things multiple times a week) Not only did I have a good time catching up with friends and family, but I also took many photos […]