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A hand made flower

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March 11th 2007
I visited the Waitangi Treaty Grounds today, which is where the native Maori people signed a treaty with the government of New Zealand statin that they were to be subjects of the British crown, the same as all New Zealanders. This meant not only fair treatment under the law, but also equal taxation, etc. The traditional Maori found here carvings are really something to see, some of which I’ve ... 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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