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Confessions of a Cyclist : Marlborough to Christchurch

March 14th 2009
After many lazy days drinking too much wine, I have to admit it was a challenge to pick up my bicycle and set off again. With autumn now in full swing, I mounted my bike foolishly unprepared for the weather I was to encounter. On the South Island, the climate is most unique; while the sun is hot enough to get a burn, an arctic wind blows relentlessly up the island, chilling you every time a clou ... 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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