Franz Josef May 29th 2007 We had a bit of a mission to make our way back up the South Island to Franz Josef from Te Anau. The first leg of the trip involved a bus back up to Queenstown. Once there we had some lunch and caught another bus to Wanaka.
The bus trip to Wanaka was really scenic and as we were the only ones on the bus the driver pulled over a few times to let us take pictures. It was also the first place we sa ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Franz Josef 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