Hokianga, Hastings & Coromandel April 8th 2008 Hiya; I'm pleased the photos worked, getting to grips with all this techie stuff!
So, The Magic Bus swept me from Pahia on the east coast of the Northland to the Hokianga harbour region on the west; from the tiny village of Rawene across the harbour by dear old ferry to Kohukohu, where I was collected by my next hostel host, Phil. We called into the village for a few locally grown supplies brief ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Coromandel 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