Tag Archives: Auckland

13 July 1982

Tue Jul XIII Back to school. Last week. Day of Dullness. Finally, after six long months, my final week of school in New Zealand had arrived. It is fair to say that I was not very engaged, as I kept … Continue reading

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11 July 1982

Sun Jul XI Went to MOTAT. Having seen it all before I found it all rather boring. Poland beat France 3-2 to get 3rd place in W.C. As this was at least my third visit to the Museum of Transport … Continue reading

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10 July 1982

Sat Jul X Went for a trip to the ‘Rocket Park’ Went to youth group and played lots + lots of silly games The ‘Rocket Park’ was a park where the main climbing structure was shaped like a rocket. I … Continue reading

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8 July 1982

Thur Jul VIII Gran + Grandad arrived about 8am, both very tired. Gran in fact went to bed before L + Ke. The arrival of Gran and Grandad necessitated a certain amount of shuffling around of bedrooms. They moved into … Continue reading

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7 July 1982

Wed Jul VII Dad dropped a bombshell at Teatime. Gran + Grandad arn’t coming tomorrow on Friday, they are coming tommorow! L + Ke can’t wait for morning! It looks like I was pretty excited, too, as my spelling seems … Continue reading

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1 July 1982

Thur Jun Jul I Last month in N.Z. Soccer practice held on Tennis courts again. Dad returned p.m. just after [illegible] returned from chip shop – what timing This post is, in it’s own small way, unique, in that it … Continue reading

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5 June 1982

Sat Jun V Camp!!! Didn’t actually leave until 11.15 but a nice day. Get to Algies Bay, set out beds, play softball. Rod arrives after Tea and comes oppossum shooting (Shoot at 6, kill 1 [16%])! (Gary’s shot), then leaves … Continue reading

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27 May 1982

Thur May XVII Nice easy fitness session with Wong. Played badly at soccer. Had a letter from Gran saying Grandad had offered her a trip to Auck. for her Birthday. As I have been writing this I have done the … Continue reading

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12 May 1982

Wed May XII Took Karen to R.T.S. and when I fetched her back I got invited to join in a game of HIT THE DECK with them. Decided to join the youth group and am going Swimming with them on … Continue reading

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11 May 1982

Tue May XI The Proverbial Guides’ do? They took over 1 hr on the Treasure hunt, and even then we had to stop them for tea. And we got some very interesting spellings of ‘caravan’. It took me until quite … Continue reading

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