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City of hills

Windy Welly

December 14th 2011
City with flair Kristy and I take a leisurely morning to Skype with our menfolk and do a couple loads of laundry in the farmhouse. From the living room window, where our guest bed sits, I can see the opposite tree-covered hill, just as steep as this one. Occasionally a tui bird wings across and I press my face close to the chilly glass to get a better look at the unknown species gaddin ... 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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