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Dolphins off the starboard bough

New Zealand and Beyond - you can’t have a hill without a valley

November 23rd 2006
Hello. Delayed again - but for a good reason this time - because I’ve been putting it off and denial is as good a reason as any. As I write, it is Nov 23, which gives us one and a half weeks before we fly home, although that’s not entirely true as we decided to ease the shock of returning to the UK after nearly 21 months travelling by landing short - in Amsterdam, for 5 days of R and R and ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South 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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