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Banks Peninsula during a rare clear patch  

Banks Peninsula during a rare clear patch

Banks Peninsula

April 21st 2007
On the 21st we decided to go for an all day walk, to see the scenery of Banks Peninsula from a birds perspective. We climbed all the way to the summit of the rocky bluff 807m up (almost vertical the whole way!). Unfortunately, when we got to the top, the fog was so thick we couldn't see anything! It momentarily cleared, in order for us to see the Pacific Ocean and part of nearby Akaroa harbour. We ... 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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