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Dansey's Pass  
   

Dansey's Pass

This was a beautifully quiet, gravel road and the sun even came out for a while!
Otematata (South Island) to Taumarunui (North Island)

February 6th 2017
Hello folks and thanks for checking in with us. Ken would like to make the following observation: 'Mark Twain once famously said, "The coldest winter I ever experienced was a summer in San Francisco." Clearly, he'd never travelled to New Zealand's South Island. But we don't want to get off on a rant so soon.' Now back to me...It's been quite a long time since we updated our blog, as internet acces ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Taumarunui

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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