New Zealand- The Blenheim chapter May 27th 2009 Well its been over 6 months since we first arrived back in Blenheim, and now our time is running short. With just a few days until we start our homeward journey. Both our jobs now finished, leaves us just the bittersweet task of saying our goodbyes to all the great people we have been fortunate enough to meet here and have each helped make Blenheim feel like home.
When we first arrived, back i ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Blenheim 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