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Hawke's Bay  

Hawke's Bay

Excellent East Coast

April 3rd 2006
Having travelled up from Kaikoura to Picton and flying across the Cook Strait to Wellington I made my way to Taupo where I joined up with a four day trip taking in the East Coast of New Zealand. This part of NZ is not so widely visited and is indeed quite isolated from the rest of the country. Napier is a pretty town that is built completely in the style of Art Deco, all the original buildings hav ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » East Coast

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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