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North Island on Kiwi rail

Wellington with the royals 👪

April 7th 2014
Took the northern explorer train from Auckland to Wellington. Not too bad. Had our own booth with table and headset of audio tour telling us hx of inland North island and how the Mauri settled it. Outdoor viewing car ,but our carriage had great views also. When we arrived in Wellington. It Was dark and rainy. Now it's fall here, so dark earlier than when we first arrived. Coffee is ordered as ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Wellington » Lower Hutt

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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