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The Tongariro Crossing  

The Tongariro Crossing

The Tongariro Alpine Crossing

September 30th 2010
A exhilerating day of hiking, pristine scenery, dizzying heights and fresh white snow that squeeked beneath our feet as we made our way across one of the worlds most renouned treks, doesn't come close to doing it justice. An early start of 5AM got us moving and after being kitted out in all our required hiking gear, we began what was to become the highlight of our new Zealand trip so far. Being th ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » National Parks » Tongariro National Park

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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