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Christina, from New Zealand

Christina from new zealand

My Downs Syndrome Kōrero Story

Kia Ora Tena Koutou Katoa

No Kirikiriroa ahau
Ko Colsons Hill toku Maunga
Ko Whakaruru toku Awa
Ko Southern Cross toku Waka
Ko Papa O Te Aroha toku Marae
Ko nga Tangata O Airangi toku Iwi
Ko Norris toku Hapu
I tipu ake au I Tokoroa
Ko Fitzgerald toku Whanau
Ko Christina toku Ingoa

I am from Hamilton
Colsons Hill is my Mountain
The Whakaruru is my river
Southern Cross is my Canoe
Papa O Te Aroha is my Marae
The people of Ireland are my people
Norris is my Sub tribe
I grew up in Tokoroa
Fitzgerald is my Family name
My name is Christina

I have Downs Syndrome I am the youngest of 11 children. I have done my DNA Ancestry test, I have Irish and Scottish blood. I have five Brothers and five Sisters. Altogether I have 39 Nieces and Nephews.

In my Life I have a lot of hobbies I like doing I enjoy Fishing, Tenpin Bowling Te Reo Maori, play music on my Keyboard, Reading play music on my Alexa, Swimming, Zumba Computers, Kapa Haka, Floral Art, Cooking. I enjoy having BBQs and crafts, watching DVDs I enjoy finding out about the Royal Family.

I have been doing a lot of Travelling around the world I have been to England, Ireland, Australia, Japan, Croatia, America, Singapore and so many other places around the world. I would like to go to San Francisco where the TV programme where Full House is filmed.

I have Downs Syndrome and my life is full and happy

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