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Wilson at the summit

A Canadian in New Zealand - Day 18- Bay of Plenty, Mount Maunganui, Moturno Island

April 17th 2016
Today I explored part of the Bay of Plenty driving to the town of Mount Maunganui. A tourist resort town, it is filled with cafes, restaurants and such establishments. Once there, and after a coffee (long black with pourable cream), I climbed Te Mangua or The Mountain; specifically Mount Maunganui. This is a must activity in the area and very popular. First though I explored the main beach at Moun ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Bay of Plenty » Mount Maunganui

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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