New Zealand Dotterel

Its now the afternoon of Saturday the 10th of December 2011. The town of Russell is fairly small and it took no time at all for us to visit the historic sites. Having devoured some tasty local fish we were sat on the picnic table by the beach wondering what to do with the restContinue reading “New Zealand Dotterel”

First Capital of NZ

It is not a well known fact, but the little town of Russell was indeed the very first capital of New Zealand. With this in mind, it then makes sense that the founding constitutional document of this country was signed just across the waters at Waitangi. The capital was later moved southwards to Auckland andContinue reading “First Capital of NZ”