Grant and Rae's NZ Trip January 28th 2012 Last blog from NZ!
At least no more comments about y'day's blog! Will get back to Anita from Greymouth when I get back to the UK.
Great day both weather-wise and with what we saw. Got picked up to go whale-watching at 07.45. Stopped off at seal colony before going onto Kaikoura. Whale trips had been cancelled y'day because of the heavy swells but we had one of the calmest days of ... 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
Looking forward to our Oz trip starting in Feb 2014: Perth, Uluru, Adelaide, Great Ocean Road, Ballarat, Melbourne, Tasmania, Sydney, Port Douglas, Noosa, Brisbane.....
............then home via Dubai where we hope to "chill" for a few days (not literally, or we'll be disappointed!).... full info