Pole to Pole February 19th 2007 NEWS: Had a crazy, disappointing, but uplifting week with the selection process. Basically, we have a great group of people and a pathetic state of organisation. I have been given a massive responsibility to make the expedition happen which will teach me a lot! A lot of us are here now with the sole purpose of committing time and energy to the cause, so that's an exciting prospect!
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Oceania » New Zealand » South Island 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