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Franz Josef Glacier  

Franz Josef Glacier

High Jinks in the South Island

July 25th 2007
We made our way across the Cook Strait on the first Bluebridge ferry of the day, there were slight delays because of the weather but it wasn’t too bad. Once we’d departed Wellington though we soon realised why there were delays, the sea was incredibly rough with huge swells and waves rocking and swaying the ferry from side to side, it didn’t take long ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island

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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