Rotorua January 29th 2009 Our stay in Rotorua was short but jammed pack full of activities. We started our trek to Rotorua with a stop at the Karangahake Gorge where walked across a few swing bridges and through some caves. The caves were definitely interesting and a bit of a challenge because we didn't have any lights and couldn't see 6 inches in front of our faces. Our guide told us to stick to the right or there was a d ... 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
We will be using this website to keep everyone posted on our trip to New Zealand and Australia. We'll post information and pictures to our blog whenever we get the chance (our blog entries are at the bottom of the page). An email will be sent to you every time this site is updated so you'll know when to check back.
Below is a map that shows all the places we plan on stopping during our trip (give or take a little). To move around the map click on the arrows in the top left corner. To zoom in click on the + button and to zoom out click on the - button.
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