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Stewart and Ulva Island: Remoteness Redefined

May 4th 2007
Stewart and Ulva Island: Remoteness Redefined After Te Anau we really hadn’t planned the rest of our New Zealand leg of the trip. With a little more than ten days left at our disposal I was a little concerned that we would find ourselves in Christchurch with nothing to do for a few days while we waited for a flight out. A chance conversation with some fellow American tourists po ... 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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