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Mount Ruapehu

Mountain of flying (icy) daggers

October 2nd 2006
Thankfully Monday morning didn't involve the usual pre-work routine for myself. Alex on the other hand had two more days to endure. Ensuring that I used my time productively Alex had left me a list of jobs that needed completing before we headed off in Max. Job one involved walking down Queen Street stopping in at Quantas to enquire about new tickets, the Australian Embassy to see if our visas ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Tongariro National Park

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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