Sunday 20th March - Wellington March 20th 2011 Up at 07:00 again. But we are showered and have breakfast and are away for just after 08:00, which is a record!
With it being Sunday the roads are relatively quite so we make good progress as the roads are relatively quiet. We head down highway 2 through Hastings. We pass through Dannevirke that appears to have a strong Scandinavian influence. We have been going for a couple of hours when we come ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Wellington 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