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Across Lake Tekapo to Mount Cook  
   

Across Lake Tekapo to Mount Cook

Mount Cook & Tasman Glacier

February 6th 2009
Pics to follow when we reach civilisation!! Well - camped in our van alongside the Pukaki Lake looking up towards Mount Cook - amazing sunset and sunrise. Words cannot describe the scenery here - it is absolutely stunning. Water is a vivid turquoise (no exageration!) - with a backdrop of snow-capped mountains. And yet it is so warm - daytime temperatures average 23-28 with sun and occasional ... 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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