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Leaving Wellington  

Leaving Wellington

Heading South

December 16th 1994
Note: This is a journal entry from when I was an exchange student in 1994-1995. The photos have been scanned from the original prints. The day after acquiring a painful sunburn spending a sunny day at a school friend's pool, I headed to the South Island on my way to walk the Milford Track (which will be worthy of at least one separate blog entry) on a trip organized by Rotary for the Yo ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island

New Zealand Flag 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
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