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Auckland and Mount Eden Crater  
   

Auckland and Mount Eden Crater

To get a sense of scale, look at the car on the other side of the crater.
The Egg Waka

July 23rd 2009
My main (vague) objective for this trip was to, above all else, have a decently wicked summer. Clearly New Zealand is the place to be, but the reason why I decided to visit the other side of the world escaped me, as I stepped out of Auckland International. New Zealand - possibly officially the furthest country from my home town of humble UK - is of course so far South it is experiencing the bleak ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » North 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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