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Queenstown airport

New Zealand South Island

February 20th 2019
New Zealand - arriving in Queenstown was interesting as we swung through the mountains and bounced off the short runway before coming to a halt. First impressions were of a rugged, more varied and cooler country than where we had recently been. Plus it was 3 hours ahead of Brisbane and had much longer evenings - a bit like an English summer. We only had one night in Queenstown so we shot ou ... 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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