Canada Invades Wellington October 2nd 2011 Mentioned in this post: Caryn (Liza's Christchurch roommate and Nelson co-habitant); Derek, Chris, Ashley (University of Canterbury classmates)
Our time in Nelson has come to an end, and on Saturday morning (October 1) we were on our way to Wellington to see Canada take on the All Blacks in the Rugby World Cup. In true Nelson fashion, the taxi driver stopped to let us pick up Caryn and run ... 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
Liza chose to pursue her teaching degree in Christchurch, New Zealand. After 7 months apart and following the completion of his PhD, Matt joined up with Liza while she was on a teaching placement in Nelson, NZ. They will now commence their travels together, which will take them all over New Zealand, to Tahiti and eventually to southeast Asia.
We are hoping to keep our friends and families posted on our adventures, share videos and pictures, and bring everyone as close as possible to sharing this experience with us.
We hope you all enjoy it.... full info