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Napier2

Central & East North Island

April 20th 2010
As we drove nearer to Auckland, the surroundings became gradually more urbanised and then began to fade away as we passed through the other side. We reached Paeroa at the southern end of the Coromandel Peninsula and decided to call it a day for long distance driving and explore the area a bit. The town was small and fairly non-descript but did have a small supermarket at which we bought some bac ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Bay of Plenty

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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