Background: The Polynesian Maori reached New Zealand in about A.D. 800. In 1840, their chieftains entered into a compact with Britain, the Treaty of Waitangi, in which they ceded sovereignty to Queen Victoria while retaining territorial rights. In that same year, the British began the first organized colonial settlement. A series of land wars between 1843 and 1872 ended with the defeat of the native peoples. The British colony of New Zealand became an independent dominion in 1907 and supported the UK militarily in both World Wars. New Zealand's full participation in a number of defense alliances lapsed by the 1980s. In recent years, the government has sought to address longstanding Maori grievances.
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- November 23rd 2013 Christchurch
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- November 23rd 2013 Retour vers le futur
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- November 20th 2013 Sydney, Australia to Christchurch, New Zealand.
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- November 17th 2013 South Island continued
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- November 8th 2013 I Survived!!!
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- September 7th 2013 Die Suedinsel - jegliche Art von Natur kombiniert Teil 2
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- June 15th 2013 Banks Peninsula & Christchurch
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- May 10th 2013 Good Bye New Zealand
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- May 6th 2013 Goodbye little campervan.....
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- May 5th 2013 GOING TO SAMOA, PART ONE: CHRISTCHURCH
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- May 1st 2013 Christchurch and Tokapi
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- April 27th 2013 Hobit: Neocekavana cesta aneb Ja na Zelandu
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- April 2nd 2013 The East Coast
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- March 21st 2013 New Zealand - Sumner, Akaroa, Kaikora, Christchurch
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- March 20th 2013 Day 101: We don't want to go home!
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- March 18th 2013 Day 99: Making our way up to Christchurch
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- March 17th 2013 From Bad weather to Blue Marlins to Bats galore
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- March 3rd 2013 CHC
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- March 2nd 2013 CHRISTCHURCH
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- February 21st 2013 "Munted"
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