WELLINGTON!!!!!!! July 6th 2011 Hello Everybody!
I hope everyone had a lovely 4th of July and watched many fireworks for me, turns out the only day one can buy fireworks in Wellington/ New Zealand is November 5th... go figure (Cory you would probably love it here on that day). So I have finally made it to the city that I will be spending a majority of my time and I am in LOVE. The city reminds me of Charleston and Boston beca ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Wellington » Lower Hutt 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