New Zealand February 9th 2006 Tuesday 31st January - Friday 3rd February
We arrived safely into Auckland, New Zealand and after a very thorough customs search of all agricultural related products (including our walking boots!) we were met by Catriona and Daniel George and Catriona's mum, Leila, who was also visiting at the same time.
It was great to see them, be with old friends and perhaps best of all not having to ne ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » North Island 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