Pass 2 Pacific December 14th 2006 “Pass to Pacific” is the name of our day’s pursuit; from Arthur’s Pass to the Pacific Ocean! Jon Earle and I are hoping to kayak the full length of the Waimakariri River, facing up to the imposing stretch of water to raise funds and awareness of the Pole to Pole project.
Jon, an outdoor guide, is the Mac-Daddy of mullets and with an attitude to suit. He is also the captain of the trip ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Canterbury Plains 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