Category: Kowhai

  • Use all your senses!

    I belong to a lovely group of kid-lit writers. Today, Saturday, they play a Today Game. Use the following: Today I saw… Today I felt(touch)… Today I heard… Today I smelled(olfactor.).. Today I tasted… Walking my walk this morning I used all the senses! Here is what I experienced: Today I saw some strange feathers […]


  • Nostalgia. The daily Post. Photo Challenge.Nostalgies(Afrikaans)

    Nostalgia What kinds of experiences stir emotions for the past within you? For this challenge, show us what nostalgia means to you — perhaps a moment or scene that makes you feel wistful, happy, sad, or somehow longing for the past. It might be with friends, family, or by yourself — anywhere, any time of year. Reminds me of […]

  • Blogging From A-Z: Letter K

    KERERU KIWI KAKA New Zealand has some interesting birds starting with a K The following photos of the KERERU were taken in Wellington Zoo. There are two species of native pigeon: the New Zealand pigeon (Hemiphaga novaeseelandiae) known to the Maori as kererū, or in Northland as kūkū or kūkupa; and the Chatham Islands pigeon (Hemiphaga […]

  • Beautiful Kowhai Tree: Springtime.

    Kōwhai are small, woody legume trees in the genus Sophora native to New Zealand. There are eight species, Sophora microphylla andS. tetraptera being the most recognised as large trees. Their natural habitat is beside streams and on the edges of forest, in lowland or mountain open areas.[1] Kōwhai trees grow throughout the country and are […]