New Zealand 6 - North Island February 18th 2012 New Zealand – Wk Six - North Island.
Sunday 12th February.
Today we leave the South and head to the North Island courtesy of the Inter Island Ferry at 13.30. Before we do we have time for one last look around Picton and its harbour. Picton is quite a nice little town with a long main street and a very well laid out leisure area running the length of the quay side. Pa ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » North Island 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
In the Autumn i will be setting off, accompnied by my wife Sue on a four month trip around the world visiting along the way, Singapore, Thailand, New Zealand, Fiji and the States. I guess we are described as middle aged but are young at heart and are both thouroughly looking forward to the experiance and meeting like minded travellers.... full info