National Expedition & Internship

Student stories of exploring New Zealand

Worth It

June 15 Early start to a long day, it was on the bus ready to go by 6:50 for our #NZexplorers Luckily the reason for our early embark was to quickly stop for another amazing roadside attraction found thanks to... Continue Reading →


The Royalist of Flushes

In seems in New Zealand you only go to the bathroom when you're absolutely about to pop! The highlight for today is definitely the Singing Toilet! I don't know if you've ever timed yourself with how long you spend in... Continue Reading →

Gap Filler

Our first days in New Zealand were filled with moments of bonding and inspiration as we sat in awe of this new country spread out before us. We first stayed in the city of Christchurch, and our visit consisted of... Continue Reading →

On the Road Again

Melissa is a featured #NZexplorer She is an up-and-coming senior at her the University of Wisconsin Superior. The Creative Expression and Digital Media track is brand new this year so it is relatively small, only 9 students on this track,... Continue Reading →

“A Passion for Photography”

Narumi is a featured #NZexplorer Now 22 she is originally from Japan but she moved to Nevada when she was 19. She is an up-and-coming senior at the University of Nevada Reno. While she's on the Communication Marketing track of... Continue Reading →

Through Disaster You Can Find Beauty

#NZexplores found another road side attraction in Shenandoah thanks to our Haka Tours tour guides! Because of being located on a tectonic plate, an earthquake caused everything to shift apart and these falls were created! On a 4 hour bus... Continue Reading →

“Hey Ya’ll”

My name is Brittany and I'm from Richmond Kentucky, (hence the greeting!) I am 20 and an up-and-coming senior at Bellarmine University! I am a Political Science major with a double minor in Communication Marketing and Theatre.. I know it's... Continue Reading →

Absolutely Di-vine!

On June 4, the Agriculture and the Environment expedition group visited Brancott Estate and Nautilus Estate vineyards and wineries. We were very excited to learn about viticulture and the wine making process in the Marlborough Region of New Zealand. We started... Continue Reading →

National Park Adventures in the South Island

On June 2nd and 3rd, the 27 students in the Agriculture and Environment expedition group traveled to Mt. Cook/Aoraki National Park and Nelson National Park to speak with Department of Conservation (DOC) representatives. We learned about each regions’ climate and... Continue Reading →

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