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Crater at Mt. Eden  

Crater at Mt. Eden

Auckland, day 2

October 10th 2009
Auckland isn’t anything special, but that one thing it does have is nice parks. So today I decided to a long walk to some of these beautiful parks. But before doing so, I wanted to check out some local art, so I headed to the Auckland Art Gallery. This free three floor gallery was more of an art museum than a gallery, but nonetheless I enjoyed it. Many of the paintings portrayed Maori culture ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Auckland

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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