South Island! May 21st 2006 Hooray!
So, Friday morning (April 21), Daddy and I got on a plane headed for Christchurch. We arrived a little after 9, and got a rental car. We hadn't made any plans before we got there really, so when we got the car we got out the travel books and figured out where we wanted to go. We started out in Cathedral Square, the site of a massive cathedral and the center of town. There was a giant c ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South 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
I'm about to have the adventure of a lifetime!!! I'll be in Hamilton, New Zealand at the University of Waikato from February til the end of June. Even though I'll be loving every minute, I'm going to miss all of you back at home! I'd love to hear from you, and hopefully this blog will keep you updated on my travels as well! Enjoy!... full info