Whales and wonderful skies! January 2nd 2009 Happy New Year!!
Just made it through the fire and noticed that we are now faced with the hassel of being low on petrol!!! "No worries" we thought, there's a town 50km away......fast forward arriving at the dusty old town that had rudely closed up early for the New Year celebrations!!!.......Not a soul to be seen!!! SH*T with Kaikoura another 80km away what do we do????????? Ok well lets just dri ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Kaikoura 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