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Arrowtown

Questionable history fact: Arrowtown was named after the extensive arrow mining operating which took place there between 1907 and 1936.
The Last Horrah

March 11th 2018
It was another long drive back from Milford Sound. I bounced around in the back of the bus, slowly getting some writing done. I’ve sat here pretty much every day, for no particular reason. It’s not like there were assigned seats. The back seats were rough riding and often uncomfortably warm. They didn’t recline and you were always the last person off the bus. But you could say hi to people c ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Lake Pukaki

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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