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Franz Josef Glacier (14)

Shake, Rattle & Roll - New Zealand Part 2

September 26th 2010
Calm ferry journey from Wellington over to South Island. Drive along bendy Queen Charlotte Drive from Picton to Nelson, fab views of Malborough Sound. Love driving our little Nissan Sunny on the NZ country roads. Stayed in a backpackers hostel in Nelson, where we were clearly the only 'backpackers'. Everyone else looked like they were on the witness protection scheme or something! Anyway, didn'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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