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Whanganui National Park

A view point from the Skyline Walk - 2 hours uphill climb to the look-out
Whanganui River and National Park

January 17th 2008
DATE VISITED: 14TH, 15TH JANUARY The journey to this quiet south west National Park only took a few hours from Taranaki. Thick bush and rolling hills dominated the landscape. The scenery was pretty and yet again our campsite was a total delight tucked away in a hidden valley next to the mighty river itself. We had the whole place to ourselves which came equipped with a dinky kitchen and show ... 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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