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Taking a punt

Yes, the earth did move.... for both of us!

October 6th 2010
Our last stop in New Zealand was the very English city of Christchurch. It's been in the news recently due to a very large earthquake on the 4th September, and the campsite we stayed at was only a couple of kilometres from Avonside, one of the worst affected areas. However, before we reached the camspite, we paid a visit to the International Antarctic Centre, which seemed a fitting way to draw ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Christchurch

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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