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kieran and his john dory - and cap bucko  
   

kieran and his john dory - and cap bucko

2 days in the Bay of Islands

January 25th 2014
Geo: -35.2821, 174.091Our 7:30 am flight from Mebourne (on an Emirates A380 Airbus - that's the great big double-decker thing) got us to Auckland for 1pm or thereabouts including time difference (New Zealand is 13 hours before London - how can that be?) and we picked up our car and drove off north for 3 hours or more to Pahia in the Bay of Islands where our motel was found above the town wit ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Northland » Paihia

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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