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Sunset on The Remarkables the evening we arrived in Queenstown  
   

Sunset on The Remarkables the evening we arrived in Queenstown

Queenstown and Milford Sound

February 17th 2008
The drive into Queenstown was absolutely stunning! Queenstown sits next to Lake Wakatipu, and is surrounded by mountains - including 'The Remarkables' - aptly named! We had a slight panic when we arrived because we hadn't booked anywhere to stay and loads of places were fully booked - eventually we found somewhere for the first night - phew! We spent the first day taking a look round Queenstown ... 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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