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New Zealand mark 2! Photo 24

New Zealand mark 2!

March 27th 2008
So I gratefully left Wellington and shook off my boredom and got the ferry to the south island. I have to say that arriving through the Marlborough sounds was breathtaking. We arrived at Picton then caught the coach to Nelson where I stayed for 3 days. On the way in I went quad biking and on the skywire, which is a 4 seater chair attached to a line across the rainforest and you freefall pretty muc ... 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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