an update from the land under the 'land down under' February 11th 2010 Hello Hello! I have been getting 'heaps' of flack from some of you for not posting more, but it's hard! Internet is not readily available... or cheap! So be patient with me! I am trying to keep up with myself as well. Plus, I don't want to just write a sentence or two, you know I have to go into unnecessary detail..
Soooo... back to what feels like a really long time ago. We wer ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Taupo 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