Land of the long white cloud
Welcome to our trip journal! Over the 2011 Easter break Grae and I visited the South Island of New Zealand for an amazing 12 days. Aotearoa, which literally translates as "land of the long white cloud" is the current Māori name for New Zealand, and is also used in New Zealand English.
Order: oldest at top ( reverse )
Christchurch - some background
Christchurch after the earthquake
Dunedin - a wee bit of Scotland
The Catlins - heading south to...
Doubtful Sound (it's really a...
Queenstown - adventure capital of...
The West Coast - glacier country
Punikaiki - Pancake rocks
Arthur's Pass and back to...