Sumner, New Zealand June 16th 2010 I recently (March/April, 2010) returned from a 7-week stay in New Zealand on the South Island and was located in Sumner, a suburb of Christchurch. I thought I would add a few reflections and pictures for Sumner in addition to those I provided in another blog for my travels on the South Island. The trip was part of my sabbatical from work as a professor and I spent much of my time during the week ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Christchurch 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've been fortunate enough to travel to some amazing places these past years and so I figured I should share a few photos. At some point I would love to go back and add more details in the text . . . just never enough time. Enjoy!
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