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New Zealand adventure begins . . .

October 12th 2010
After a mammoth 13 hour flight from Chile on Sunday night (which actually went quite quickly as it was through the night so we slept a lot) we arrived in chilly Auckland, New Zealand, on Tuesday morning, losing a day of our lives due to the time difference! We got a shuttle bus from the airport to the apartments/hotel we had booked, as taxis were ridiculously expensive, but as it was only 5am we c ... 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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