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Queenstown and the Remarkables  

Queenstown and the Remarkables

A south island spectacular

April 14th 2007
Christchurch...where am I?? Christchurch, our first stop as we flew into New Zealand, is around 11,000 miles from the UK and considering that the world is about 24,000 miles around its middle we really couldn't have been much further from 'home' - so to be greeted by 5 members of my family as we arrived from Sydney - having spent exactly (to the day) 7 months on the road was a little strange a ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Queenstown

New Zealand Flag The Polynesian Maori reached New Zealand in about A.D. 800. In 1840, their chieftains entered into a compact with Britain, the Treaty of Waitangi, in which they ceded sovereignty to Queen Victoria while retaining territorial rights. In that same year... ... read more
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