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On The Road

Route 1 heading to the Marlborough region
Hanmer Springs - Kaikoura - Blenheim

April 28th 2009
25th April 2009 A long days drive! We set off from our beach resort and headed first to Cape Foulwind (they have great names for everything over here!) to visit the local seal colony. Apparently we are here at a great time as the pups are being nurtured toward independence, which meant we got to see them 'running' around and playing with each other! Despite their great comouflage, we got to see h ... 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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