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Dunedin to Methven - Rangitata Rafting

March 14th 2011
Our travel day to Methven (the Christchurch stop due to the earthquake) included a stop off at Rangitata Rafting, on the Rangitata river. This was a brilliant activity. Our guide Steve got us into the wetsuits and briefed us on how to tackle grade 5 rapids, of which there were two on this run. We learnt how to forward paddle, back paddle, hold on and to get ... 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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