Haruru Falls September 7th 2009 Trina, Ann and I walked over to the Haruru Falls trail. It was a really cool 5 Km trail through lots of forest and a bit of mangroves. The falls weren't that great but still neat to see. Trina and Ann had to get back to the hostel to catch their bus back to Auckland so we ended up having to call a taxi at the end of the hike instead of hiking back. Got the taxi to drop us off at the grocery store ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Bay of Islands » Paihia 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 a 29 year old Canadian traveling around the South Pacific for a couple of years. I started my adventure off in Hawaii, then headed off to New Zealand. After traveling around NZ and spending some time working there I headed off to Thailand for a month. My adventure continues in Australia. Living, traveling and working there! Enjoy following my adventures!
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