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The view back down the valley  
   

The view back down the valley

Gertrude Saddle Day hike

March 10th 2007
After spending some time in Te Anau we headed off up Milford Road again to do a day walk called gertrude Saddle. We parked the car at the bottom of gertrude Valley then headed up this steep valley. On the way up we got some great views of the valley down to the car. The track became steeper and steeper and the walk boarded on rock climbing rather than walking! One section involved climbing up usi ... 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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