Arthurs Pass to Christchurch December 31st 2006 Still New Years Eve
The weather on the west coast was lovely but cloudy and it started to get worse the higher up we went and the closer we got to Christchurch.
The mountains were awesome and they had loads of snow on them. The roads left a lot to be desired and we even went over a single track bridge that also has a train line on it. We couldn’t get over it quick enough imagining a trai ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Christchurch 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