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Looking down at a river in the valley  
   

Looking down at a river in the valley

Franz Josef Glacier

February 21st 2008
Well it was a pretty long journey from Queenstown to Franz Josef on the West Coast but we stopped quite a bit to see various places which was good - Lake Wanaka was one of our stops - great photo opportunity! Franz Josef itself was quiet to say the least! But it didn't really matter because we were there to see the glacier - like everyone else! The bus driver had made us panic that all the tri ... 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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