New Zealand Sentimental Journey October 20th 2009 Hello again,
Somehow it is Tuesday, the 20th, and we are just amazed at how quickly the time of our holiday has gone. Our dear friend, John Rose, passed away on Sunday afternoon and we will go to his funeral tomorrow. We are blessed to have seen him and have been with the family during this time.
Sunday was a family day with the Rangers and we did enjoy being with them. The Pre-Christmas dinne ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Te Aroha 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