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
Kia ora! Speaking and Listening in Christchurch, NZ
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....
Christchurch Kiwi Crash Course: Part 2
All about how to get around in the Christchurch area, featuring some of my transportation oops-idents.
Christchurch Kiwi Crash Course: Part 1
Some tips and tricks and interesting things I've noticed after my first month in Christchurch. Featuring clothing and FOOD.
I Leave Tomorrow?!?: A Conversation with My Own Brain
Yes, I'm leaving tomorrow, but even though I've been prepping for months, it still doesn't feel quite real.