North Island, New Zealand South Island, New Zealand Nelson Napier Lyttelton (Christchurch) New Plymouth Port Chalmers (Dunedin) Wellington Westport, Greymouth & Hokitika Bluff
"The world begins to feel very
small when one finds one can get half round it in three months."
Butler, January 27 1860, on arrival at Lyttelton, NZ from London on
"The Roman Emperor" which sailed September
1859. He'd originally been booked on the "Burmah", which
disappeared without trace. You have landed, you
can now get around NZ in seconds.
New Zealand from above
New Zealand Ports Alternative Names or RenamedOnehunga: On the west side of Auckland Waitemata Harbour: On the east side of Auckland Manukau Harbour: On the west side of Auckland Ahuriri: Napier Moturoa: New Plymouth Port Eliot: New Plymouth Port Taranaki: New Plymouth Lambton Harbour: Wellington Port Nicholson: Wellington Port Nic: Whaling slang for Port Nicholson Nelson Haven: Nelson Port Nelson: Nelson Port Marlborough: Picton Port Cooper: Lyttelton Harbour Port Victoria: Finally renamed Lyttelton Harbour Lyttelton: Port for Christchurch Caroline Bay: Timaru Port Chalmers: Dunedin The Bluff: Bluff Campbelltown: Bluff Port Macquarie: Bluff
"Cook Strait is not a mill pond"