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Day of my birthday

November 12th 2008
Thursday 23 October 2008 My birthday! Left our hotel and got the free bus down to the Pier. Had a croissant (twistie) and then got the 12.30 “360” Discovery Cruise tour. Day was quite overcast but enjoyed cruising the harbour passing the marinas, Bastion Point, Mission Bay, St Hellers and Devonport arriving back into the Quay. Even though the weather wasn't too nice we still enjoyed the crui ... read more
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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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