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Welcome to the start of our adventure venture!

Kia ora e te marea!  Thank you for sharing this journey with us, we are really excited to share our world with you. We have established Kiwa Eco Escapes simply to have others share this beautiful place we call Aotearoa.  Hey it's not all one way traffic! This also...

Kiwi Birth Tales – Tessa chats about our home births…

Tessa is interviewed by Jordyn Gregory from Kiwi Birth Tales about her home birthing experiences. Listen to the full interview here:

He Waiata – Waimarie (nā mātou te whānau i tito) Our Song – Fortunate, my children and I composed.

Waimarie (Fortunate) Kaitarau, Uwerau, Manakau, Te Ao Whēkere Kaitarau, Uwerau, Manakau, Te Ao Whēkere (These are the names of the four peaks that shelter our home - Mt Fyffe, Mt Uwerau, Mt Manakau and Mt Te Ao Whēkere) ______ Mahana ake i te kōhanga maunga teitei aue...

Tēnei Au…

Tēnei Au... Nō ngā taha e rua, taha Pākehā, taha Māori hoki Nō te whenua Tenemāka te nuinga o ngā tīpuna o tōku Pāpa taha, anō nei, e rere hoki ana te toto o Ngāti Ingarangi, Ngāti Aerana me Ngāti Tiamana ano hoki kei rō tēnei taha Pākehā. He uri nō Ngāti Raukawa,...

Ngā Kōrero Tuku iho – Me Tuku iho!

Te Hiratanga o te Kōrero Tuku Iho E ngā iwi, e ngā hapū, e ngā whānau, e ngā hapori, e ngā mātua, e ngā kaitōrangapū, e ngā kaiako, e ngā kaiārahi, e te kāhui pakeke, e ngā kaimahi o ngā whare mahi kāwanatanga, e ngā pirihimana, otirā e ngā kāitatūnga o te motu –...

Ngā Haiku

Ki te hoa... (To my darling...) Takurua, hiato (winter, gathered together) Wahie, mātou (firewood, us) Torohū, arohaina (smoulders, huddled together, in love)   Ki te mātāmua... (To my first born...) Ngū, otirā, aroā (quiet, although, aware) Māia, whakamā...

Kia hari te rā Māmā (Happy mother’s day)

Ko tōku Māma rāua ko tōna Māma (tōku kuia): My Mum and her Mum (my Nanny).

Kotahitanga i Aotearoa

Me pēhea mātou hei rongomau, hei whakakotahi i Aotearoa?

Te rā whānau a te pōtiki… (our little baby’s 2nd birthday is nearly here)

Time is racing and our youngest is turning 2 already!!

Follow Along as We Help Create Adventures for Others!

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