This morning we had a lie-in until 9:45, and we didn't end up leaving the campground til 11am as we got chatting to John again - more tips for us! Eventually we headed out and drove to the Waitangi Treaty Grounds. This was where the Treaty of Waitangi was signed in 1840 between the British and the Maoris, which gave the Brtitish control of New Zealand in exchange for promising the maoris possession of their lands. A historic place, referred to as the birthplace ...
Laura and Dave's World Tour!
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Today we decided to head towards The Bay of Islands, so after packing up (and dodging a heavy rain shower) we made a trip to Pack n Save (becoming our favourite supermarket!) to stock up on food then hit the road. We decided to make a stop in Kerikeri and ate lunch in the car park. Lunch was crackers and cream cheese and I dropped a cracker outside the van. Immediately we were joined by about 10 chickens and some birds fighting over the cracker - our lunchtime e...