Road Trip continued.... August 11th 2009 On Thursday 30th we continued our roadtrip to Wanaka which is a lovely little skiing town towards the south west of the South Island. We quite literally drove up the side of a mountain to Treble Cone ski resort, had a hot mulled wine and some lunch and watched the skiing!
The following day we decided to take the 'scenic' route - or the more scenic of the routes - through the mountains via Cardr ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand 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