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On the Whanganui River  
   

On the Whanganui River

Nobody told us we had to actually paddle (Whanganui River, North Island, New Zealand)

January 9th 2010
(Day 645 on the road)Great Walk after Great Walk - now the third in a row! This time it was time to hit the waters though, not a trail. Of the nine Great Walks in New Zealand, one is actually a river journey, namely the Whanganui River Journey Great Walk. A mere one hour drive north-west of Tongariro, the main gateway to start the four to five day journey down the river is a small town c ... 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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