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Meet Wiwi the
Kiwi. Wiwi has left a small country town in New Zealand, for
a Big OE, and is now living with friends in Dublin, Ireland.
Wiwi loves to
travel, loves meeting new people, and visiting new places
You can meet
Wiwi now, relaxing on the jet as it zooms over Europe for
a touchdown in Istanbul, Turkey.
The trip has
been planned, the money saved, the tickets bought, the bags
are packed, and and the passport checked. In this adventure,
Wiwi is going to Gallipoli with three friends, Hayley, Bruce,
Put on your walking shoes, fold the map, get
your water bottle filled, organise your day pack, and become a tourist
in Turkey for a few days with Wiwi the Kiwi.
Hi everyone -
I'm Wiwi. You may already know that people from New Zealand
are often called Kiwis. I'm on my big OE, and I live with
four great people in Dublin, the capital city of Ireland.
We save as much money as we can so we can go on trips during
our long weekends and holidays. I'm going with Hayley, Bruce
and Karalee this time. Dave has to stay home and work.
I'm really excited,
and scared. I always feel like this when I'm about to do
something new or different.
I already know
a lot about April 25. I can remember being a very young
kiwi, and an old man would come to my school and talk about
ANZAC Day, and we would all be wearing a poppy, and we would
have a special school assembly, and a flag would be flying,
and someone would play The Last Post on a cornet.
I can remember
standing in the main street of our little country town on
ANZAC morning, and watching the old men as they proudly
marched along the main street towards the cenotaph. I can
remember all the names on the cenotaph being read out. I
can remember my teacher taking me on the next school day
to see the flowers and poppies that were left around the
I'm going to
visit the place where ANZAC started.