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Marlborough Sounds  

Marlborough Sounds

Marlborough

September 7th 2006
After a 3 hour ferry journey from Wellington to Picton on the South Island we spent a week in the Marlborough region, exploring the town of Picton, wine tasting in the Blenheim wineries and walking the Queen Charlotte Track around the Marlborough Sounds. Although Picton is a major port town for the ferries between the two islands it isn't all that busy and has retained a small town charm with a f ... 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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