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Seal sighting, kaikora

Kaikora, Sperm whales and on to Nelson

January 30th 2007
Leaving Christchurch for Kaikora, Liz and I left Sarah and Mickey in bed as our journey deviated from there's for the next few days. The bus ride seemed short, stopping only for the usual morning tea/coffee stop and once again to look at some seals that were basking on the rocks on the shore, next to the road. When we got to our hostel (Dusky lodge- after the Dusky dolphins that are local to the ... 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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