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Blue pools at  Fox Glacier  

Blue pools at Fox Glacier

More Ice.....Yep still cold

December 28th 2008
Hello! Back to the boring blogs now - no daredevil antics this time we're afraid! From Queenstown we made our way over to Westland and Northwards to two of New Zealands biggest attractions: Fox and Franz Josef glaciers. They are both still descending and develop at a really fast rate due to the amount of rainfall they get over here on the West coast. On average the glaciers descend about 1 ... 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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