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Scarborough country, South Island  

Scarborough country, South Island

New Zealand

July 10th 2008
New Zealand, Aateoroa to the Maoris [the natives, before the Europeans invaded]. Where men are men and the sheep are not nervous. A land of hills and mountains. Rugby and horse racing. Kiwi fruit and wool sweaters. Outdoor life and bungy jumping, not forgetting women prime ministers. NEW ZEALAND The Kiwis [local folk] were great to mix with, always friendly, in good spirits. If it's not done t ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island

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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