Around Auckland-- Devonport to Mission Bay to Eden Park February 17th 2008 Hello, It's 10:30 on Sunday February 17th as I write this, and I am sitting in the computer lab of my hostel. Over the last couple days, I have seen alot of the city. On Thursday, I took a tour of the city, on Friday I went to a beach in Mission Bay, and yesterday I went to a super 14 rugby match. All of these things were pretty interesting, so I'll give you a little rundown.
On Thursday, I go ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Auckland » Mount Eden 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