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The teams come onto the pitch 2

My Rugby World Cup - Part I

September 13th 2011
When the IRB announced, in 2005, that New Zealand would be hosting the 2011 Rugby World Cup, I vowed I would go. Since my high school exchange here I have made the pilgrimage to my second home twice before. My fourth visit to New Zealand is technically my fourth and fifth visits, since I'm punctuating my time here with a trip to Australia. My Rugby World Cup experience began on Septembe ... 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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