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New Zealand - South Island

October 5th 2008
We had a beautiful crossing through Queen Charlotte Sound, the sun was shining and not a cloud to be seen. Unfortunately this wasn’t the case for most of the time in the south island though. First stop was Abel Tasman national park in the north, a bit of a wasted drive really because when we got there the weather was so bad that we just turned round and headed back the way we came. This was ok 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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