A Stationary Travel Blog July 6th 2011 This is a stationary travel blog to let everyone on both sides of the Tasman know what we’ve been up to since we came back from Oz at the end of last year, but mostly it’s to show off wedding photos from Torin’s marriage to Andrea here in Matarangi.
The blog was a monthly addiction for two and half years while we were in Oz. Now settled back in the Shaky Isles I’m amazed that half a yea ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Coromandel Peninsula 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