Tewhakarewarewatangaoteopetauaawhiao January 9th 2016 We arrived at the village of Tewhakarewarewatangaoteopetauaawhia, "Whakarewarewa" for short, on a very wet day. This didn't diminish our enjoyment of the place though. We were met by our guide, whose name I didn't catch, who took us on a tour.
The entrance to the village was a white bridge. This had been built to replace the previous means of entrance which was to be carried on the backs of the ... 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
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