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"She'll be right" (if the bloody rain stops!)

December 7th 2006
After driving nearly 3000 kilometers and not once hitting a single traffic jam, the lack of vehicles on the roads was one of the characteristics this country bares in complete contrast to home, where getting across town during rush hour will leave you regularly impeded by stressed parents in 4x4s trying desperately to get the kids to school on time. We navigated the mid-morning traffic in the cent ... 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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