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'Twas the night before Christmas...

December 24th 2008
'Twas actually the fortnight before Christmas and we decided to leave Auckland and waiting for a call about a job behind us and head out travelling again! This time we headed across to the East coast starting in Napier and Hastings, both Art deco towns, but other than that not a great deal there. We went to the site of an old Pa (kind of like a Maori fort / settlement) but you really had to use ... 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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