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Leaving Auckland

Day 1: Christchurch

March 14th 2011
Landed safely in Christchurch!! Attempted to park and tackle the city centre in order to find the hospital where we had wedding cake to deliver to Maria, only to find she had been discharged. So instead we wandered the outer boundary of the quake. The devastation was breath taking, but not in an awe sort of way. It felt airy like a ghost town. All the building were bordered off and had Green ... 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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