Queenstown November 26th 2018 SC writes:
Our last day in Christchurch was, again, cold and damp. We tramped around a bit but then retreated to:
A) The botanic gardens conervatories...warmer and drier. Very good.
B) The Christchurch Museum...again surprisingly good....excellent stuff on antarctic exploration
C) The cinema. Fabulously luxurious cinema where we saw the latest JK Rowling offering. (The Crimes of Grindl ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Queenstown 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