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South Canterbury mackenzie Country

Lake Tekapo the reason this lake is so blue is because of the rock flour sediment in the water caused by a glacier scraping over the rocks.
New Zealand

April 4th 2010
Hi just to update you on our travels we have travelled to Fiord Land and Southland the weather was very extreme here, lots of rain an annual rain fall of 7 metres in this region but the fascinating thing was all of the water falls you would expect to see just one or two but here we must of seen hundreds due to the heavy rain fall it was quite amazing. We took a cruise boat into Milford Sound it ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Fiordland National Park » Milford Sound

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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