New Zealand January 24th 2013 Kia ora! New Zealand so far.....
Since writing you a quick Christmas message we have been really lucky and the weather has picked up, with only a couple of really rainy days! This has meant that we have been able to make the most of being outside and exploring this beautiful country.
New Zealand is made up of 3 islands, the North Island, the South Island and Stuart Island. If you look at a ma ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Queenstown 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
My name is Miss Thomas and I am a teacher in North Somerset (as most of you who read this will know) but for those who don't, my school have very kindly agreed to give me a year's sabatical in order for me and my boyfriend to fulfil a dream; to travel more of the world!!! Reuben and I will be visiting countries in South America, Australasia and Asia. During our journey we will be writing to you and sending pictures as we go so that you can follow our journey. We hope to meet lots of different people who can teach us about their way of living, see amazing natural and historical sights, try lots... full info