Walking and relaxing April 7th 2007 We went on a longer walk with Jaine, visiting a water hole where Nellie went swimming enthusiastically to retrieve a stick. We saw many pekeko, fantails and tui. We indulged in an ice-cream from the local corner shop which Kiwi’s call a dairy.
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Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Wellington Region 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