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Lake Tekapo

September 22nd 2015
Woke up on time but it took a while for the girls to get started. Departed the house at 6:15am for a 9:05am flight and hoped a) we'd packed everything; b) the Tulla was clear; c) queues for NZ were smaller than those for SE Asia on the first Saturday of the school holidays and; d) all of the above. Generally speaking, our wishes were granted. We only discovered we'd forgotten things once we neede ... 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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