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The three mountains in Tongariro National Park  
   

The three mountains in Tongariro National Park

What they would have looked like if we could have seen them - this photo clearly not taken by me!
Aotearoa - the Land of the Long White Cloud

March 17th 2019
Well, here we are on the road again, this time for a brief visit ‘across the ditch’. The genesis for this trip was a light-hearted comment made a couple of years ago by Joan’s sister and her husband (Highlanders rugby supporters) that sometime when the Hurricanes (who I support) are playing the Highlanders in Wellington, we should all go across and watch the match and then do a brief tour ar ... 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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20th March 2019

New Zealand
We loved this National Park. Thanks for the memories.
20th March 2019

Tongariro
Thanks guys. It's a great part of the world, but as you would have read, the weather was not kind to us this time. This was of less concern to me as during my childhood spent in Wellington, our family would holiday every year at Taupo, so I've seen all these mountains in their glory, but I think it was disappointing for my fellow travellers.

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