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Lindsay  at Karangahake Gorge  
   

Lindsay at Karangahake Gorge

Rotorua

January 29th 2009
Our stay in Rotorua was short but jammed pack full of activities. We started our trek to Rotorua with a stop at the Karangahake Gorge where walked across a few swing bridges and through some caves. The caves were definitely interesting and a bit of a challenge because we didn't have any lights and couldn't see 6 inches in front of our faces. Our guide told us to stick to the right or there was a d ... 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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