Day 34 January 11th 2017 Our last night on the South Island. We are booked on the 9 am ferry tomorrow.
The drive from Greymouth to Blenheim was good. It was amazing you could feel the air change and the heat rise, then the vineyards started, mile after mile. Just before Blenheim we saw a sign, Clifford Bay 6 for $50! Was driving too fast to stop so we had to go back the next morning.
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Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Blenheim 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