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The Kaikoura Coast  
   

The Kaikoura Coast

from Blenheim to Kaikoura

June 7th 2007
Picton to Blenheim/Kaikoura Off to the fabulous East Coast of the South Island! The drive to Kaikoura is about two hours direct. The drive from Blenheim to Kaikoura begins in the Marlborough wine region then turns into barren hills before reaching the East Coast. Along the way you will pass New Zealand's salt works at Lake Grassmere. 1800 hectares of lakes where salt water is pumped in and ev ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Kaikoura

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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