March 6, 2019 Live from the road

Whangarei - Mangawhai Heads

Reported by Don Kerr, Niryana Marshall 55.0 km

We had a wonderful night at the Kingswood Manor Motel. Gratitude to Katherine who looked after us.

Running through the township of Whangarei.

We met many locals.

Preetidutta was interviewed live on local radio.

The first school of the day was Hora Hora Pimary School.

Satyagraha entertains during the country guessing game.

Neelabha asks "Which country am I from?"

Being peaceful.

Raising the roof with the World Harmony Song.

Hora Hora School's leaf on the Peace Tree.

Feeling peace inside.

Touching the Peace Torch.

Students talking to one of our international peace runners, Deeptaksha from Bulgaria.

The Peace Tree plaque.

The students preparing to plant their Peace Tree.

The students planting their Peace Tree.

Peace grows.

The Peace Run Team receive a generous box of fruit.

Kamo High School students at Senior assembly listening to the Peace Run Song.

A moment of peace felt within.

Faye Gare and Ashley Whittaker entertain us by singing "What a Wonderful World".

Mya Kereopa singing "Stand by Me".

Kamo High School Seniors put all their support behind a more peaceful world.

Principal Joanne Hutt with Head Prefects.

The press come to meet the Peace Run

Mauna Primary School welcomes the Peace Run Team with their beautiful and inspiring banner with the motto of the Peace Run "Peace Begins With Me."

Reading their peace poem together.

Playing the country guessing game.

From the left Emma, Jesse and Leanna with their prizes for the Design and Colour Competition, then Jullian, Farren and Cara with their Peace Ambassador Awards.

Singing the World Harmony Run Song with actions.

Peace within.

Recording the action.

Placing Mauna Primary School leaf on the Peace Run Tree.

Running with the Peace Run Team.

Holding the Peace Torch and making a wish for peace.

Demi with Preetidutta.

Neelabha, Preetidutta, Demi and Vera.

Torch carried by
Ailsa Barker (New Zealand), Anita Ramljak (Croatia), Deeptaksha Mihaylov (Bulgaria), Don Kerr (New Zealand), Natabara Rollosson (United States), Neelabha Senkyrova (Czech Republic), Niryana Marshall (New Zealand), Nurari Merry (Great Britain), Preetidutta Thorpe (New Zealand), Sandro Zincarini (Italy), Satyagraha Vladimir Salnicov (Moldova), Sean Abbott (Fiji).  
Satyagraha Vladimir Salnicov
The torch has travelled 55.0 km from Whangarei to Mangawhai Heads.

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