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Kidney Fern

At first we couldn;t work out why these rare plants were called kidney ferns - that is until we unravelled one!
Rangitoto Island Adventure

March 15th 2008
Auckland is a city built on not one but over 50 volcanoes, all of which are blessedly dormant (but not extinct!). This lends the urban sprawl some fabulous features including a rolling landscape, plenty of big green spaces and a sense that you are never far away from nature's beauty. Just across the water from the CBD (Central Business District) where we live, stands the mysterious Rangitoto I ... 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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