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Christchurch 185

Christchurch

February 12th 2011
Well moving slowly through South Island, today we are in the beautul Christchurch! This is just like Oxford or Cambridge, with the very pretty River Avon running through the city centre, flanked by beautiful gardens, weeping willows, boat houses, Punts etc! Again the weather is perfect, so mid summer here, what could be nicer? Next stop tomorrow is Dunedin, which is like being in the Scottish High ... 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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