New Zealand 15 March: Mangaweka - Palmerston North
Heading south to go North!
(to Palmerston North)
Aotearoa, the land of the long white cloud...
An early running start amidst the clouds of Mangaweka.
The head girl and deputy head girl graciously receive a painting by Sri Chinmoy, the founder of the Peace Run. The deputy head boy receives a certificate of appreciation from the Peace Run.
We plant a beautiful tree for peace and the Roslyn School 'eco-warriors' do a fantastic job of making sure their new tree is happy in it's new home.
"Just one smile immensely increases the beauty of the universe." -Sri Chinmoy, founder of the Peace Run.
Enviroschool co-ordinator and teacher aide Jake Veza is doing a mighty fine job with these budding environmentalists.
The school's 'eco-warriors' selling vegetables grown in the school. The Peace Run team take the opportunity to shop for dinner.
After running the most beautiful Mangaweka scenic route, the girls team come across an oasis in Kimbolton, Hansen's cafe. Such friendly people who wish us the best for our journey and serve us the best icecream sundaes in town!