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A Coastal Drive

September 30th 2006
Our drive along the Southern Scenic Route beginning from Fiordland and ending in the beautiful Catlins region, was undertaken in two stages. It began before our Stewart Island excursion due to a slight hiccup in the ferry reservations, so with a day to burn, we covered the coastline west of Invercargill on a whistlestop tour of the recommended sights. On our return from Stuey, we spent two more da ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Southland » Catlins

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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