From Halifax to Hokitika and beyond February 28th 2008 Hello all
As most of you are probably aware, I'm back in the country of normal coloured cheese (and multiple cheddars - I counted 13 different types of cheddar in the supermarket today). For the moment at least.
I arrived the day before Elly and Benj's wedding in beautiful sunshine and promptly went for my first (and only) summer sea swim at Balena Bay with Dad - the Wellington Sea is still fre ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Hokitika 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