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Kaikora 2

Dunedin to Nelson (the long way round)

March 6th 2007
We travelled down the East Coast to Dunedin which is the South Islands 2nd city after Christchurch. Dunedin is Celctic for Edinburgh. The city has a statue of Robert Burns in the centre, echoing its foundation by Scottish settlers. We found Dunedin to be a really nice city with several good shopping streets which are also full of cafes and bars. We managed to stumble across a great little pub wher ... 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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