Day 17: Blenheim March 30th 2011 Day 17 – Wednesday the 30th of March
Wednesday was once again much of a relaxing (mostly... I’ll get to this shortly) day of driving from the lake to Blenheim. Perfectly straight and very long roads all the way... perfect for Renee to sink her teeth in to the driving ways of the beast.
We can’t remember exactly the distance between the lake and Blenheim but we do know NOW that we did n ... 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