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Poor Knights Islands  

Poor Knights Islands

North New Zealand

January 29th 2010
Welcome to our penultimate blog! New Zealand has proven to be a country of many adventures; we’ve trekked over a glacier, jumped out of a plane, completed the Tongariro Crossing, spent the evening with a Maori tribe, dived the Poor Knights Islands and viewed some of the best and most diverse scenery any country in the world has to offer. Everyone we spoke to before we arrived raved about New ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Auckland

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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