The Interislander ferry was carrying hundreds of bogans back to the South Island - after their visit to Wellington to see AC / DC play the first of their two concerts in the capital. The black t-shirt wearing brigade sported a variety of tattoos - most of them ugly - but were in good spirits after what the fans said was a fantastic performance. The trip across Cook Strait carried the sweet smell of cannabis on the outside decks and many of the fans were still enjoying a liquid diet. They were in cheerful mood and the party rocked on into the night.
CYCLE TOUR - MORE BAGGAGE HANDLING PROBLEMS MAR RESTART January 30th 2010 One Bump Too Many
Another baggage handling problem has disrupted Feral Mike's cycle tour of New Zealand - this time at the start of part two of the journey, the South Island.
At a hastily called news conference in Wellington, he told a cluster of excited journalists that on this occasion it was the handlebar bag which caused the problem. Last time, at the start of the tour, it was the ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Wellington 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
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THE BIG PLAN
I made a solo cycle ride from one end of New Zealand to the other over the southern summer - 2009/10. I kept off the busy highways as much as possible, and even managed a few 4WD tracks in some of the more remote corners of the country. I finished on 9 April 2010 and returned home ... full info