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Emerald lakes

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November 26th 2007
Kaikoura was a bit of a disappointment, we booked to go and see and swim the dolphins the morning before the ferry so we got up at some silly hour.........it had rained and the wind had got up during the night so we were in two minds if we would still go. On arriving at the office we were told that the skipper was making a decision on if we were able to go or not due to the weather. After half an ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Tongariro National Park

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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