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Arthur's Pass

March 9th 2014
It's so astonishing how the climate is affected by wind and chain of mountains. Have u ever heard of the Nor'wester? It's a dry, hot wind that has impact on Canterbury and especially Christchurch (People get grumpy and depressed). The wind comes from the Tasman Sea in the West and has a humidity of almost 100%! (MISSING)When coming across the Southern Alps, the wind condenses and ... 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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