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Lord of the Rings site: "Get off the Road"  
   

Lord of the Rings site: "Get off the Road"

In this spot on Mt. Victoria in the middle of Wellington they shot the green tunnel leading to a frightening encounter for the Hobbits and the Black Knights
Waitomo to Welly

April 2nd 2007
After a month of longer, more leisurely stops of 4-6 days each, this has been a week mostly on the move. Heading south from the most northern part of the country, we arrived in Cambridge (a sweet country town in the center of North Island) to meet Ken and Ilonca Feisst. Ken is the brother of our good Seattle Kiwi friend, Alan Feisst. We were treated to a tour of the magnificent high hills of 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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