Parkes, Australia

Parkes is a town in the central part of New South Wales, Australia. Located at an elevation of 324 m (1,063 ft), it has a population of around 10,000 people (2012 estimate). More on Parkes The history of Parkes goes back to 1853, when a settlement was established here. Due to the abundance of the […]

Hastings, New Zealand

Hastings is a city in Hawke’s Bay, on the east coast of North Island, New Zealand. Located just 20 km inland from the port city of Napier, Hasting has a population of 75,000 people (2011 estimate). Together Hasting and Napier form the fifth largest urban area in New Zealand, with a combined population of 124,000 […]

Christchurch Cathedral, New Zealand

Christchurch Cathedral is an Anglican cathedral in the city of Christchurch in New Zealand. It is located at the centre of the city, in a plaza called Cathedral Square. It is the seat of the Bishop of Christchurch. Christchurch Cathedral Author: Greg Achim (Creative Commons Attribution ShareAlike 3.0) Christchurch, the city, was founded by the […]

South, Australia

South Australia is a state of Australia. It is located in the south central portion of the Australian continent. South Australia covers an area of 1,043,514 sq km (402,903 sq mi) and is the fourth largest state in Australia. 5.7% of the area is covered by water. The highest point in the state is Mount […]

Whyalla, Australia

Whyalla is a seaport on the east coast of the Eyre Peninsula in South Australia. It has a population of 21,000 people (2012 estimate). More on Whyalla Whyalla was founded in 1901 and was originally called Hummock’s Hill. It was located at the end of the tramway of the Broken Hill Proprietary Company, where iron […]