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New Zealand: North Island . . . Coromandel, Lake Taupo, Tongariro National Park . . . "Gudarn ya!!" :)

April 4th 2013
After 5 months in Asia we arrived to we would call civilization. English speaking radio, radio advertising! road safety! supermarkets and people mostly concerned with the weather, we are nearly home 😊 Within 24 hours we had managed to secure a caravan and drove 3 hours over to the Coromandel Peninsula on the North coast of the North Island. Once we reached the coast line we were met with w ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Wellington » Greytown

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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