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Golden Bay

The week we learned about sandflies...

February 28th 2011
Week 1 of road trip on the South Island: Picton - entry point by ferry. didnt stay long Golden Bay - northwest tip of the south island. came here for hiking and the beach. it POURED the whole time basically. Matt got bitten by sandflies AT LEAST 50 times this week. His ankles were swollen and we were both itchy and angry. Abel Tasman National Park - walked the first 8k and the last 2k. Marah ... 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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