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]
Date: March 17th 2005
Hi Ho Hi Ho...
What do you get for your 75 year old Dad?Well if you are our family, you drag him 159kms along an disused rail road to sleep under bridges and in 5 foot long (did I mention he's 6 foot 2?) little red sheds in the teeth of a southerly gale.
We set off from our respective homes via plane and ... read more
I think he loved it. I did.