Auckland - mercury bay February 23rd 2007 Got up early and a little hung over from the night before and went down stairs to start my Kiwi Experience.
Met the rest of the group on the bus (all seem really nice although very quiet) and our driver Scotty, who like all New Zealandres seems to say "sweet as" alot.
Before leaving Auckland we headed up to the top of Mt Eden (dorment Volcano) for a panoramic view of the city. Auckland does seem ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Whitianga 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