Take a closer look at New Zealand

Copyright: Getty Images


1) Check out Mariken's high school in New Zealand and answer the questions:
a) Would you be tempted to spend a year in a New Zealand high school? Why / why not?

b) How different or similar to your school is this high school?

2) Work with a partner. Use the tourism site and plan a trip to New Zealand. You are going to stay there for three weeks. Where would you like to go, what would you like to see and what would you like to do? Describe your travelling route and the activities you would like to take part in. Present it to another pair.


The home page of Mariken's school in New Zealand


The official New Zealand tourism site


New Zealand's largest newspaper online


The main Maori web site with information about Maori culture, history, traditions etc