Yoga Challenge – Island invite

Sadhana Yoga’s 40 Day Challenge participants have been invited by Terese McLeod (fellow yogi) to visit her wākāinga on Matiu Somes Island, Wellington Harbour. This fabulous outing, celebrating the end of the Challenge will happen on the 6th June 2015.

Matiu 1

Terese reports: “some of my island whānau you will meet are” …

matiu tuataramatiu 2matui 5

Tuatara                                     Moko Kākāriki                             Korora

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Kākāriki                                                         Wetapunga

As the host, Terese says that the food theme will be ‘Organic Island Bounty’, consisting of:  Organic soup made from the islands vege garden.  Organic Island kumara brownie.  Island Kawakawa water or tea with island honey. 

Matiu Somes Island has a fascinating Māori and European history. Animal and people were quarantined on this island during war time .

In more recent time the island has been under a reforestation programme and now is a sanctuary for endangered species.

For general information see the Department of Conservation DOC Matiu Somes Island

ttp://www.doc.govt.nz/parks-and-recreation/places-to-visit/wellington-kapiti/wellington/matiu-somes-island/

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