from Blenheim to Kaikoura June 7th 2007 Picton to Blenheim/Kaikoura Off to the fabulous East Coast of the South Island! The drive to Kaikoura is about two hours direct. The drive from Blenheim to Kaikoura begins in the Marlborough wine region then turns into barren hills before reaching the East Coast. Along the way you will pass New Zealand's salt works at Lake Grassmere. 1800 hectares of lakes where salt water is pumped in and ev ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Kaikoura 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
I spend 24/7 365 days a year traveling New Zealand with my wife and two cats. Nine months in the South Island and three months in the North Island. We live and work from a self contained seven meter wide-body Hino bus.
I use a Nikon D-70 and have created quite a collection of award winning shots.
We have been on almost every road in the country and still find new and exciting areas to visit.
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