Day 16: Nelson Lakes - Blenheim March 29th 2011 Day 16 – Tuesday the 29th of March
Today was a real driving and relaxing day. A hark back to civilisation. We woke as late as possible and slowly tidied the camper up. Surprising just how much mess we were able to make in only 17 or so hours! We spent the morning eating brekkie and folding our washing done the night before.
Eventually we decided on Nelson as our next port of call with a st ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Blenheim 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