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On the way to Queenstown  

On the way to Queenstown

NZ West Coast

March 28th 2010
After the birdwatching of Kaikoura, I crossed over to the West side of the island. The weather had gone from sunny to cloudy with some rain, so unfortunately, I didn't see much of the mountains I passed through and over along the way. It was still a beautiful drive though, and it's so nice to drive around without much other traffic around! The Buller Gorge was one of the highlights of this drive. ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » West Coast

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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