On Our Own April 9th 2018 Blog 23
Wellington, New Zealand, April 6 ,2018 – Weather forecast: sunny with scattered clouds; temperature 20°C, wind gusting to 38kts (8 Beaufort)
We decided to take the day off from doing any of the ship excursions and went exploring Wellington on our own. This meant that we could take things at a more leisurely pace and didn’t have to rush through breakfast.
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Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Wellington 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