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Fountain in the twilight  at the Botanic Gardens in Christchurch  
   

Fountain in the twilight at the Botanic Gardens in Christchurch

Summer is over here in NZ - time to move on (Christchurch, South Island, New Zealand)

March 25th 2010
(Day 720 on the road) When the New Zealand Immigration sends you a sms to remind me you that your visa is about to run out, you know it's time to leave the country soon. With my van sold and only one week left in New Zealand, I had wanted to do one final hike. However, it went somewhat different from how I had planned it. I went back to Arthur's Pass, a National Park close to Christchurch t ... 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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