Arrival in New Zealand and Clothing Issue! November 4th 2008
Nov 3, 2008, I arrived with the rest of the crew in Auckland, NZ. The customs line was rather long and filled with a number of people from various countries that weren’t quite entitled to enter. After getting to the customs officer, I provided my letter of intent to pass through New Zealand on to Antarctica. They issued me a 9 month visa.
After rushing through the terminal, converting the ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Christchurch 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