To NZ and then off...! February 5th 2011 When I first planned my trip, New Zealand was the first country on my list. I'd seen so many amazing pictures from its beautiful make-up and my good friend Jo lives there, what wasn't to like.
So on the 31st Jan 2011 I flew from Singapore to Auckland to take my first breaths of this foreign land and view its beauty with my own eyes. I don't believe in God, but few can argue that such a beautiful ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Auckland » Pukekohe 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