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Cathedral Cove, Coromandel Peninsula  
   

Cathedral Cove, Coromandel Peninsula

Back to the North Island, New Zealand

May 11th 2016
Back on the North Island, we spent a few days ambling our way up the west coast from Wellington until we began to see the impressive form of Mount Taranaki dominating the skyline. We drove up to the mountain visitor centre, but as a huge amount of rain had fallen here we could only do a couple of short walks nearby. So we had to be content with seeing the mountain from afar as we made our way arou ... 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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