Anna Marie Riner
Kia ora! My name is Anna Marie, and I am a creative, outdoorsy individual from the Black Hills in South Dakota. This semester, I'm excited to be crossing the globe to New Zealand for some studying, tramping (hiking), eating, birding, interning, exploring and much more.
Blogs by Anna Marie Riner
A description and photos of IES Abroad Christchurch housing at Ilam Apartments, as well as tips for living in the Ilam district
My muddy, bird-y, slightly spur-of-the-moment trip to NZ's third largest island, down at -47° latitude.
Part 2 of my rad tramp on the Kepler Track in Fiordland National Park. Featuring tons of mushrooms, hut buddies, some wild weather, and more.
Part 1 of my amazing tramp along the Kepler Track, a Great Walk in Fiordland National Park. Featuring a boat break down, cheeky Keas, some amazing views and...
My communication hasn't always been flawless here, but I have gradually picked up lots of useful slang and Māori words. Here I share some of what I've learned.
Yes, I'm leaving tomorrow, but even though I've been prepping for months, it still doesn't feel quite real.