Motorcycling near Christchurch October 15th 2005 Man this place is great for motorcycling. There are tight twisty hilly roads in great shape that go on for miles with amazing views of bays, the ocean, and layers of mountains.
Yesterday I went with a mate of Harry's (the guy I am staying with) all around the knob near Christchurch. We road 230 Km all over some steep dirt roads, some fast twisties, just great stuff and a wonderful way to spen ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island 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