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Paparoa National Park 3  

Paparoa National Park 3

The West Coast

May 15th 2010
The road along the West coast is very rugged and extremely beautiful, although the road is twisting and undulating as a result. As we ventured forth we could not help but stop for a couple of pics before we hit out final destination of the day: 'Pancake Rocks'. These rocks are protected by national park and rightly so - they are very unusual! Layers of compacted rock have been exposed and eroded b ... 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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