Jun
16
2009
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What is Auckland city profile?

Auckland - courtesy 23am.com - CC-BYAuckland, in the North Island of New Zealand, is the largest city in the country. In 1840, the new Governor of New Zealand chose the area of Auckland as his new capital, and named it after the George Eden, Earl of Auckland. Wellington became the capital in 1865. Auckland has the largest Polynesian population of [more...]

Apr
24
2009
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Who was Sir Edmund Hillary?

Sketch by Roger Browne, in the style of Hillary's charity sketch - CC-BYNo doubt you already know that Hillary was the first to conquer Mount Everest, together with Sherpa Tenzing Norgay. Not so many people know of his other adventures. Hillary’s work as a beekeeper provided a summer income and allowed him to mountaineer during the winter. In 1958 he led a party to the South Pole [more...]

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