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Rotten Rotorua

March 8th 2006
This place is amazing. Steam coming out of the ground all over the place and a constant smell of rotten eggs. Mmmm... This is due to the geo-thermal activity prevalent in the area, and is nothing to do with me having a bit of trouble... I went to a traditional Maori concert in a reconstructed village and was most impressed with the warriors' Hakas. The Maori women's poi were pretty impressive too ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Rotorua

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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