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Windy Wellington

February 13th 2006
It was a long and windy road to Wellington on the bus, it took about 6 hours in total, saw some nice scenery along the way though as seems to be the case with most of New Zealand so far. Our purpose for visiting Wellington was to see Laura's old work pal (Jen) from the UK who emigrated here last year with her husband (Mike). Jen picked us up from the bus station and made us a lovely homecooked ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Wellington

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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