SO much damage :( October 12th 2011 I’ve been in Christchurch a few days now and it’s so sad to see the city I love so much like this. There is a fence closing off almost all of the city center from anyone as they work to stabilize and demolish buildings. So many of the places I used to walk to and around and buildings I used to go into all the time are either completely gone or cordoned off.
I couldn’t see the cathedral bu ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Christchurch 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
I'm a 29 year old Canadian traveling around the South Pacific for a couple of years. I started my adventure off in Hawaii, then headed off to New Zealand. After traveling around NZ and spending some time working there I headed off to Thailand for a month. My adventure continues in Australia. Living, traveling and working there! Enjoy following my adventures!
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