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Views from the Abel Tasman track  
   

Views from the Abel Tasman track

Kiss My Green Lips!

May 29th 2009
Move over Chicago, there’s a new Windy City around and it goes by the name of Wellington! After two days of futile attempts to leave the city of Wellington (the high winds cancelled the ferries) we finally had an 8:30 departure time on a dreary Monday morning. You can blame it on the early start(well 8 am is an early start for us these days), or perhaps due to the choppy ocean causing ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island

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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