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: February 9th 2008
Hello again! it takes a while to do all this stuff and have been really busy recently sorry!
TaupoRight o, we left on our big green bus straight after caving for Taupo (skydive capital - unfortunately too windy so no sky diving!) just before we arrived in taupo we stopped off at Huka falls which is an incredible waterfall discharging over 220,000 litres a second through its narrow c ... read more