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The view from our camping ground at The Pines  

The view from our camping ground at The Pines

Mount John and The Crusaders!

April 20th 2007
From Lake Pukaki we drove a little further north where we climbed Mount John, overlooking Lake Tekapo, and got some great views of Mount Cook and the Southern Alps. We then headed towards Christchurch, where we caught up on our diaries at Starbucks (regretably) and waited for 7.30pm - If you didn't know this, Kiwi's love rugby, and they're pretty good at it too! We went to a local bar, The Hol ... read more
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New Zealand Flag 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... ... read more
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