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Steamy Lake

Like something from another planet...
Sunshine, Sulphur and Steam

December 7th 2006
We woke up this morning to a clear, sunny day and at long last the temperature seemed to match the good weather. We donned our shorts and t-shirts, slapped on some sunscreen and went off in search of adventure. This we found at Kuirau Thermal Park, a public parkland featuring a whole host of volcanic delights. We started our tour at the local duckpond (where else?) and luckily we had come armed ... 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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