Wind and wineries October 15th 2006 The hostel we stayed in on Tuesday night made us very glad to have our own van. The area has many vinyards and requires quite a few seasonal workers - some of which had made home in the hostel. We felt like we were intruding!
On leaving our hostel we made our way to a lookout called Bluff Head for great views over Napier and Hawke Bay, on a good day you can also see to Mount Ruap ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Wellington 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