Waitomo and Bay of Plenty December 26th 2008 We were quite eager to get on the road leaving Whenuakite, not because we didn’t like the place or enjoy our stay in Seabreeze Tourist Park, far from it, but we were quite eager to make our way to Waitomo and check out the famous caves!
Along the way though we had to stop off in Hamilton, to swap over our Ford Focus for another car. Unfortunately the Focus had been quite noisy in its objecti ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Nelson Region » Nelson 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