Waimangu Thermal Reserve December 16th 2006 16/12/06
After we had been round Rotorua we drove for about 15 minutes further on to Waimangu Thermal Reserve.
From the ticket office the woman said it would take up about 1 hour 40 minutes to do the walk down. It was all down hill and then when you got to the end there was a bus that would bring you back. It was only 4 kilometres but it was very hot and there is hardly any shade because t ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Rotorua 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