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The Tongariro Crossing and Trip Summary

March 29th 2011
March 14-17 We spent a day exploring a cave with a stream running through it, climbing over a kilometer through the dark with only our headlamps to guide the way. It was awesome, but unfortunately not an ideal place to take photos. To get north from Christchurch I arranged a rental car for free by utilizing a "relocation" deal, which resulted in us driving for a day in one of the wor ... 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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