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Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Area 20170411_190033_EDIT

Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Area

April 12th 2017
On our way to Wellington, we stopped at some of the thermal hot springs to see how they compared with Yellowstone. Although the weather wasn't perfect (slight mist and rain off and on), we spent about two hours in the park and thoroughly enjoyed it. ... 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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