The Centre of New Zealand and Miyazu Gardens April 24th 2018 Yesterday our move/exercise goals were not achieved so today we really needed to do something active. After lunch we borrowed Sandra’s car again and headed to Botanical Reserve in Nelson so that we could hike up to the trig point that marks the geographical centre of New Zealand.
We drove past the park on Sunday with Robin and Sandra, but we didn’t stop. Today we had time to read the interp ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Nelson Region » Nelson 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