NZ Trip 2006 . Part 3 - South to Christchurch & Westland April 19th 2006 Wednesday 19th April
Today would take us on the 2 hour drive down to Auckland airport for our flight to South Island and the city of Christchurch.
Decided to take the 'alternative route' from Wellsford down the West coast overlooking the Kaipara Harbour and in to Auckland.
We had set off quite early as we wanted to visit the Villa Maria winery near Auckand airport. Spent a couple of hou ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Christchurch 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