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Tongariro Crossing

Sarah at the top of the Red Crater looking down to the Emerald Lakes.
Back Down the North Island

March 18th 2009
Day 41 - Rotorua - Waitomo We got up nice and early and headed for the Zorbing place in Rotorua. Zorbing is the thing where you roll down a hill in a plastic ball but as this is the place that invented it, they charge a small fortune and it only lasts about 6 seconds. A few of our travelling buddies were keen to get involved so we took photos and videos as they rolled down the hill. Th ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Wellington

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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