Rugby World Cup 2011: Colour, Passion and Opportunity September 27th 2011 You'd need to have had your head buried deep in the sand for the last six years to not know what was about to happen that evening. But taking a wander through the Auckland CBD on the afternoon of 9th September you'd have soon worked out that it was a bit more than just an early NYE party.
And if somehow you only knew that the event was on around about this time, given the way fans we ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand 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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