The Bay of Islands March 6th 2008 We arrived in Auckland, New Zealand on the 6th March at 6am. Having left LA on the 4th March we lost a full day due to the length of the flight and massive time difference. We were pretty grumpy due to the loss of our Thursday, the jet lag and the collosal lack of nicotine.
We were more excited than we had been about LA, however. We had both been there before and had spent a pretty dazey first ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Bay of Islands » Paihia 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