The End of An Era [clear] (seriously, if you can't quote FRIENDS you are not a fan) March 14th 2007 Today I bade Paihia farewell en tearfully boarded the bus back to Auckland...somehow my 4 week stint of cleaning at the Mousetrap snowballed into 5 months and 6 jobs and I loved most minutes of it!
I really enjoyed working for Larry (the owner of the ice cream store that I deflected to) but after 6 weeks of dealing with incompetent customers I was ready for a break...the average day involved th ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Northland » Cape Reinga 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