Te Anau December 23rd 2006 This entry seemed to get missed out - so inserting it now.
Today we had another long journey via Queenstown to Te Anau, deep in the Southern Fiordland. However, before setting off we climbed up the short walk to the Tasman glacier viewpoint. For our efforts we were rewarded with a far ranging view back up the glacier, and lots more floating icebergs.
The journey down to Queenstown passed thr ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Te Anau 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