Christmas, New Year and the South Island January 9th 2009 I guess I'd better start with Happy New Year everyone, I hope you have all had a fantastic Christmas & New Year and are enjoying being back at work!
Sorry it has been a while since the last blog but to be honest it has been nonstop over here. Since my last blog on Christmas eve I have opened a few presents, thanks Mum & Dad, Alex & Woody, Colin & Jenny and Andrew and Kimbers, but I’m now strugg ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Lake Mahinapuha 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