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Abel Tasman National Park Adventure Photo 8

Abel Tasman National Park Adventure

February 15th 2010
We have just returned from 3 days of kayaking and hiking through NZ's Able TasmanPark (named after the British explorer) where we encounterd original growth forests with 1000 year old trees, electric blue seas, penguines, seals, and ancient local traditions. A Land of superb bush walks, beautiful beaches, clear blue waters, and friendly locals, we walked through lush native bush, cruised the pri ... 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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