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Queenstown lakeside

To Invercargill and beyond

April 15th 2006
Our slowest speed yet 04/04/06 We're off towards Queenstown today, the forecast is for a southwesterley so we will at least get wind assist by the Haast river; we ride away from Haast Township into a northeasterly which stays with us all the way along the river - ho hum!! Our progress is slowed by photo stops at every waterfall we see, they are all very impressive since the rains of the ... 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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