Te Puke- Kiwi Fruit Capital of the World (15/03/10 -12/04/10) April 18th 2010 Kiwi Fruit Capital of the World, or more accurately Te Puke- Arsehole of New Zealand.
After 10 days in Tauranga and Mt Maunganui, enjoying the last week of the holiday we headed to Te Puke (pronounced Te Pucky) where we would split up; I would stay and work and Tim & Janet would carry on south. I checked into the hostel called ‘The Hairy Berry’ which was one of the dirtiest and most expensi ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Bay of Plenty 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