Westcoast = Best coast! February 15th 2016 My first stop after Wellie was one of the oldest official townships in NZ - Wanganui. Wanganui was incredibly historic, vibrant and had a deeply rooted cultural backdrop. The strong Maori culture and tradition was clearly present and I found it to be a very open-minded and welcoming town as well! I was working for accommodation at a small, family owned hostel and guesthouse, close to the town cent ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand 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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