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Beside a winery and brewery  

Beside a winery and brewery

Waiheke Island at the end of the season

April 22nd 2006
We decided at the last minute to go to Waiheke. We headed for Auckland after dropping Erin off at the Hamilton airport heading back to Wellington. On the highway we decided to check out Waiheke Island off the east coast of Auckland - which turned out to be just like Saltspring Island off the Canadian West Coast. Lots of artists and granola types and organic this and that - just my cuppa tea aga ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Auckland » Waiheke 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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