Back To Where We Started November 21st 2006 After much debate and plenty of budgeting and estimates we arrived back in Auckland by plane the day before yesterday and are now preparing for the holiday bit of our travels....our 2 weeks in Fijian sunshine!
We spent our second last night on the South island in Omaru spotting penguines! There were rakes of them all coming ashore and waddling up beside us and they were only tiny and sooo cute. ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Auckland 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