Snow Mardi Gras (Ohakune) July 1st 2009 Friday 26th - Sunday 28th June 2009
Ohakune - Tongariro National Park
WELL I have to say last weekend when I checked out the snow at Mount Ruapehu was an experience. One which I may not dwell on here. It was a bit crazy and I shall gloss over the most part BUT
Ishbel - a girl from work and I headed off at lunchtime Friday for the 5 hour drive South past lake Taupo to the Tongariro Nat ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Tongariro National Park 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 have jacked it all in here in Scotland and have decided to make Australia - scratch that - New Zealand my new home - just for a little while!
I can't wait to go to the beach after work, go surfing with my new bloke Bruce and I am also very excited about all those shrimps and barbies..........
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