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Just Like Home - Twizel, New Zealand

September 10th 2016
Leaving the devastation behind in Christchurch I again headed inland to the spine of the South Island. My destination was the Mackenzie Basin, home to Lake Tekapo, Aoraki National Park (New Zealand's highest mountain), and the alpine village of Twizel where I was to meet a friend of a friend who is now a friend. Upon arrival into the lakeside town of Lake Tekapo I saw a sign for an ice rink. Natur ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Lake Tekapo

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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