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Natalie and Susannah

Steventon Homestead at Whitecliffs, Jane Austen and Lady Barker

April 13th 2011
Well so far the NZ weather has been just fabulous; day six of our literary tour was another perfect day. I even got to wear my famous (or infamous, depending on who you are talking to!) red hat. Once again we didn't leave Ashburton until 9.30am, a reasonable hour. Then it was a drive to 'Steventon Homestead', about one hour's drive from Christchurch. Along the way Susannah gave us informatio ... 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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