Day 20: Hanmer Springs April 2nd 2011 Day 20 – Saturday the 2nd of April
Our last day of honeymooning had arrived much sooner than we had anticipated; thankfully it was going to be a relaxing and enjoyable day. Hanmer springs was the perfect way to end a honeymoon, we had planned it so well.
What we didn’t think about was the fact it was a Saturday and the pools were packed. It’s apparently a popular place for christchurch ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Hanmer Springs 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