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Golden Beach - Catlins

One of the wildest parts of New Zealand, the Catlins and a fabulous beach in the heart of it.
The Catlins south of Dunedin

December 11th 2005
Dunedin to Owaka in the Catlins is 115km and from Owaka to Invercargill is 130km. Be prepared to stay the night somehwere. Good DOC camps n this area. Mostly sealed roads now as of 2005. Golden sand beaches and long stretches of isolation. You have to get off the main road to really see the Catlins. Going south on Route 1 you will go through Waihola (25km). on the left is Lake Waihola. Next is ... 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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