New Zealand July 10th 2008 New Zealand, Aateoroa to the Maoris [the natives, before the Europeans invaded]. Where men are men and the sheep are not nervous. A land of hills and mountains. Rugby and horse racing. Kiwi fruit and wool sweaters. Outdoor life and bungy jumping, not forgetting women prime ministers.
The Kiwis [local folk] were great to mix with, always friendly, in good spirits. If it's not done t ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island 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
What's beyond YOUR horizon. Let's take a look. Extracts are from my book that's in the pipeline, hopefully in print by Spring 2010. Life in other countries, some of which I had correspondents. As a result I would be able to live and mix among the natives. Photos available also, more will come later.
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