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Sunset outside Wanaka

A New Zealand Blog That Doesn't Mention The Lord of The Rings

February 15th 2008
God we're unoriginal. First Asia, then Australia, now New Zealand. How unimaginative. Just like every other backpacker before us, here we are. 'Why couldn't you have gone to North Korea or Antarctica?', we hear you scream. Well tough, you're all going to have to hear about what a tremendous time we've been having in New Zealand, even though some of you have been here and done exactly the same stuf ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Milford Sound

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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