Northland Nirvana (20 -27 Feb 2012) March 1st 2012 With Scrappy Doo all duly kitted out, it was finally time to set off on our Northland expedition – very exciting as it would be the first time we had ventured north of Auckland. We were anticipating finally seeing some of the iconic names we had heard of such as 90 mile beach, Cape Reinga and Bay of Islands.
It was instantly noticeable that Northlanders are extremely proud of their region and ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand 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