First Steps in NZ May 26th 2006 Started off from Auckland with the Stray bus company and headed up North to Whangarei the first stop we headed to was a Kauri Tree area the Kauri trees are protected trees and are only able to be used for timber if they are felled naturally or are reclaimed from mangroves.
These are considered to be a spiritual tree and will protect you on dry land if you give it a hug so we did; the other tree ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Bay of Islands 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