When you consider how hard it must have been to make the transition from their tropical homeland to the decidedly sub-tropical rigours of the New Zealand climate, you can immediately understand the attraction of the Whakarewarewa valley for the first Polynesian settlers in New Zealand. Read the story . . .
What have you got on the boil, friend? How about an epic roadie straight down the guts of the North Island of New Zealand to the land where the languid meandering of the mighty Waikato gives way to the hiss of steam in roistering Rotorua? Read the story . . .