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The simple pleasure of beach digging  
   

The simple pleasure of beach digging

To Whitianga - Coromandel

May 4th 2007
We toured Tauranga and Mount Maunganui before leaving. We’d been wrong to judge them on our brief view of the previous day. The café lined front at Tauranga is lovely and the beach running south from Mount Maunganui is beautiful. We had a deadline to meet so we had to leave but it would have been nice to dally. The intention was to reach the ‘Hot Water Beach’ on the Coromandel Peninsular ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Coromandel » Whitianga

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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