Walking and Birding around Northland and Rotorua November 8th 2012 My friend Lynne came to visit me in October for 18 days-she is the first non-family member to make the trip to New Zealand. Guess what? The only stressful part of her trip both ways was the U.S. domestic portion!!
When she told me she was going to come to NZ, she inquired about going to the South Island, but I explained that there would not be time-there is so much to do in Northland. I kn ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Northland 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 am an Emergency Physician from New Jersey currently living in Whangarei on the North Island of New Zealand after spending a year on the South Island in Timaru with my partner, Rand, a photographer and chef... full info