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City of Sails and Volcanoes

September 21st 2006
Another week at work (our last) was punctuated on Tuesday night by some celebrations for Simon's 26th birthday. After some pub grub, we went to the Silo Theatre, part of 'The Edge' complex just off Aotea Square. The play was called 'Take Me Out' and had won a Tony award in 2003. Set in America, it dealt with attitudes/fallout from a baseball player's announcement that he was gay. Although we w ... 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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