Onto Raglan January 21st 2008 Sat 5th Jan:
0800 leave so all up early to get sorted. On the road and a quick stop at Tairua lookout before driving onto Raglan via Waikato, famous for its cows.
We arrived in Raglan just after lunch. Checked in and Chris and I took advantage of the surf package which included and surf lesson and another half day board hire.
We jumped back on the bus to head to Bridal Veil Waterfall and took ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Raglan 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
After years and years of thinking and not doing that long overdue time has finally arrived, I'm outta here. Off on my travels into the big wide world. Not adventurous as some but hey, its not N.Abbot!!!... full info