Hello. My name is Ayla Hutchinson, I am 17 years old now and I live in Taranaki, one of the most beautiful places in New Zealand. If you don't know where New Zealand is, we are close to Antarctica and part of Australasia in the Southern hemisphere. That's me climbing the mountain! I enjoy playing netball and basketball, hanging out with my family and friends and enjoying nature.Although New Zealand is a tropical area, it can get VERY cold in the winter.  Taranaki is the name for our mountain and our region. When Taranaki is covered  in snow, it is time to light the...

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