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Sailing in to Wellington

Picton and Wellington - Across the divide

February 6th 2016
Our last day on the NZ South Island saw us out of bed at 4 am with a busy day ahead of us. We had booked the ferry across to North Island from Picton, which is where we had arranged to return our lovely South Island car. It is possible to take vehicles across the water on the ferry but, of course, the costs increase if you choose to do that and it was cheaper for us to hire another car once we got ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Wellington

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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Tot: 3.487s; Tpl: 0.023s; cc: 13; qc: 39; dbt: 0.0339s; 3; m:saturn w:www (104.131.125.221); sld: 1; ; mem: 1.4mb