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Tasman Bay 1850!!

Tasman Bay

February 15th 2016
Mon: Abel Tasman Coastal Track I wasn't sure exactly how we were going to hike Abel Tasman Coastal Track. It's ~30km point-to-point between Marahau and Awaroa. Beyond that, tide dictates when you can proceed. From little that I had read, ferries are abundant and I thought we should be able to cover that in 1 day, easy. The problem was...the last water taxi pick up at Awaroa was ~4pm. Tha ... 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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