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Whitanga Treaty Grounds  

Whitanga Treaty Grounds

Camping in Northland, New Zealand

March 10th 2012
Once back in Auckland we exchanged our bikes for a hire car so we could explore the Northlands, our plan for that afternoon was to get to Cape Reinga, the most northern point of New Zealand. It turned out that our map was not quite to scale and the trip took us the best part of 8 hours. At the cape the wind was gusting as we were right on the beach looking out to the Pacific Ocean, it was also tot ... 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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