Rotorua and Eastern Cape December 9th 2011 Just catching up with a few blog entries as we got behind due to internet voidness.
We are now in Gisborne for a few days sunning ouselves on the beach. Well it is sunny and we are staying right next to the beach, unfortunately the beach is covered with driftwood and sandflies which makes lying down difficult. Nevertheless we have been in the water a few times. We have also seen the spot where ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Gisborne 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
Dave and Mary from Tavistock in Devon UK are travelling to New Zealand on 14th Nov 2011 and leaving on 29th feb 2012.
We are travelling around in a campervan just like the one we used in Oz 2years ago.
We hope to see most of the sites on both islands starting in Auckland. ... full info