Up the Ol' East May 14th 2008 Well, it is time to catch you up to date on our travels! We have been having a lot of fun and covering much ground but getting to writing and finding internet less. Our last blog brought us to the North Island, and this one covers April 23 to 28th up the East Coast from Wellington.
Our first stop along the way was a quick one to take a picture of the Tui brewery, Tui was happy to see a flag b ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Hawkes Bay 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