Woman Care Trust organized a second bus trip to Coromandal on 3rd May. The trip started from Kolmar rd. Papatoetoe with 50 ladies. First Stop was in Thames, a town before Coromandal. After 40 minutes drive from Thames trip reached at the Goldmine Experience Tour, Unfortunately that was closed due to construction. From there we left for Hot water beach, where everyone enjoyed hot water and sea view. Everyone share lunch on the beach, right after lunch everyone participated in folk dance and songs which was later joined by kiwi people who also enjoying the environment of hot water beach. It reflect the diversity and respect for all culture in New Zealand. Everyone had a great fun there.
In afternoon trip moved ahead to Whitianga to visit Mercury Bay Museum. Women had seen number of historic displays there like Lieutenant James Cook’s 12 days in Mercury Bay, Ship Wrecks in the Bay, the Mill workers Cottage, the 1953 school room display and The Whitianga Blacksmith’s workplace in 1990. Excitement could be seen on the faces of all the ladies while getting information of earlier New Zealand. Staff member of Museum told us that more than 6000 vistor come to see this Museum every year. On way back to Auckland, complimentary refreshment were provided by Dheil family. This amazing trip comes to an end around 8pm when we reached back Auckland.
All together it was a very successful trip. It was an entertaining break from tedious routine. Everyone made new friends and exchanged number so they can keep in touch and some of ladies joined our classes at Woman Care Trust. Our motto behind this trip was to reduce loneliness and get break from busy routine of women. Its helped in promoting networking and to participate in Cultural activities to kill the boredom among women
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