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Fruit of the vine

Marlborough region
New Zealand - inhabitants and tourists

January 7th 2012
Much of New Zealand, and Queenstown in particular, seem to exist as the gatekeeper to a myriad of high adrenalin (and sometimes, high octane) pursuits. For only NZ$ (insert arbitrary price here) one can throw oneself out of a safely flying plane or from the security of a sturdy bridge, or disturb the serenity of an otherwise unspoilt gorge in a jet-propelled boat. It’s even possible to do all th ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand

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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