NZ Week 1 summary October 14th 2010 We have been in NZ for 1 week now and what an eventful week it's been. We thought the North Island was supposed to be warm and the south island cool - not the case so far.
Highlights so far:
Auckland - Interesting city but we wanted to basically leave it. We did the Sky Deck and we found the Oldest serving pub (off course) so we had to have a beer there. Some of the parks around the town ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Wellington » Lower Hutt 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