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Having fun at the stall selling kumara (sweet potato)  
   

Having fun at the stall selling kumara (sweet potato)

Otara Market, Greater Auckland
55. There are no foreign lands. It is the traveller only who is foreign (RL Stevenson)

May 31st 2009
(N) One weekend in May, we went for a drive around the south of Auckland, firstly stopping at Otara Market, which is billed as a real mix of Pacific Island, Maori, Asian and Pakeha (European descent) stallholders each Saturday, creating a uniquely New Zealand multicultural experience, where Pacific Island elders sell traditional cloth, next to their younger counterparts selling sat ... 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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