Back at Nicoles for New Years (and we party it up) January 2nd 2011 We have made it back to Nicole and Chris's after driving till 2:30 am. It was New Years eve here, but seemed to be on the quiet side on the roads. Other than right around Auckland and a few other big towns, things are pretty quiet here in NZ.
In parts of the south island, we could drive an hour and pass 2 cars. It was definitely busier coming back on the ferry since the whole country is on v ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Auckland 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