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Kawarau River, Queenstown  
   

Kawarau River, Queenstown

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January 23rd 2007
Tuesday 23rd set off mid morning to the airport to fly down to the South Island. After a short 2 hour flight I arrived in Queenstown, a very busy little town, full of backpackers and Japanese tourists. The scenery is stunning and well worth a visit. The South Island is the home to the Extreme Sport Culture. You can do pretty much anything you want to here from bungy jumping off the top of a mount ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Queenstown

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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