The Night of the Stars December 1st 2015 Drove to Lake Manihipua last night (not really sure how to spell it to be honest). Pretty scenic drives now down the west coast of the south island. The ocean on one side and the southern Alps on the other. Not very many people around at all. There are more people in Auckland than the whole south island.
Had a big party last night. The theme was to dress up as something that starts with the fir ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Lake Mahinapuha 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