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 […]

Victor Harbor, Australia

Victor Harbor is a small city on the Fleurieu Peninsula in South Australia. Located about 80 km to the south of Adelaide, it has a population of around 10,500 people (2012 estimate). More on Victor Harbor As with so many of the places in South Australia, the Victor Harbor site was first explored by Captain […]

Nelson, New Zealand

Nelson (Maori: Whakatū) is a city on the northern coast of South Island, New Zealand. It is located on the eastern shore of Tasman Bay. The city has a population of 45,500 people (2011 estimate) and an urban area of 60,000 people, the 9th most populous in New Zealand. More on Nelson Nelson was named […]

Gisborne, New Zealand

Gisborne (Maori: Tūranga-nui-a-Kiwa) is a town on the eastern coast of North Island, New Zealand. It is the main town in in Gisborne Region, and has a population of 34,000 people (2011 estimate). The city is located on the northern end of Poverty Bay, across from Young Nick’s Head, a promontory jutting into the ocean. […]