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Mt Cook

A Long Expected Party

November 10th 2007
Country number ten has snook up on us. We are in New Zealand. This is Rings country. A nice little flight saw us arrive in Christchurch on Monday afternoon. Just before getting on the plane at Sydney I was a little startled to see the brand new Singapore Airlines Airbus A380 sat on the tarmac just outside the window. It really is a massive aircraft. It then waddled off to the runway taking abou ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Christchurch

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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