Grant and Rae's NZ Trip January 27th 2012 Going to have to be careful what I write in future..........had an e-mail from the Greymouth Tourist Board asking why I thought "Greymouth is a bit of a dump" (did I really write that?).
Weather overnight was horrendous but it was starting to brighten up as we left Greymouth at 08.30. We headed out via Brunner Lake which was very impressive. We then stopped off at the Otira Gorge - unfortunatel ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Christchurch 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
Looking forward to our Oz trip starting in Feb 2014: Perth, Uluru, Adelaide, Great Ocean Road, Ballarat, Melbourne, Tasmania, Sydney, Port Douglas, Noosa, Brisbane.....
............then home via Dubai where we hope to "chill" for a few days (not literally, or we'll be disappointed!).... full info