Chilly New Zealand March 30th 2008 After a tiresome 30 hour journey from the Philippinnes to Christchurch, we couldn't wait to touch down in NZ. Our flight flew across the mountain ranges of the South Island, and gave us a taster of what was to come on our travels here!
After 14 hours sleep in Christchurch on our first night we thought we had got over the jet lag really well. However, we didn't sleep at all well for three nights ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Wanaka 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