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The Big Bike Ride, New Zealand's North Island

March 3rd 2012
We set off to New Zealand’s North Island complete with our luggage in panniers prepped for our 10 day cycling trip. We landed in Auckland on Saturday 3rdof March and by the time we got to our backpacker’s accommodation, it was pretty late and we needed to be up at 05:30 to take collection of our bikes. Our room was quite clean and tidy for a backpackers the only problem was the prox ... 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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Tot: 0.113s; Tpl: 0.007s; cc: 4; qc: 27; dbt: 0.0149s; 27; m:apollo w:www (50.28.60.10); sld: 3; ; mem: 6.5mb