Cambridge, Paihia to Cape Reinga January 27th 2007 27/1/07
Woke up at 7.00am, had breakfast and got the rest of our stuff ready and we were on the road for 8.00am. We had a quick stop for coffee and hot chocolate at the BP station at Bombay Hills which is just before Auckland.
We got through Auckland with no problems and carried on up State Highway 1 until we reached Orewa. The main reason was to go to the UK shop to get some Bisto granu ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Bay of Islands » Paihia 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