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Craters of the Moon,Taupo  

Craters of the Moon,Taupo

Grant and Rae's NZ Trip

January 9th 2012
2 blogs for the price of one today - cos took lots of photos! Had breakfast in Taupo this morning before heading off on a trek to the Huka Falls,stopping at Honey Hive (to learn all about the healing properties of (Manuka) honey. The trek was fairly arduous but worth as the river/falls were spectacular. Then we headed for The Craters of the Moon walk,named for its other-worldly atmosphere ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Taupo » Ohakune

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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