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Bay of Islands - Waitangi Treaty Grounds

The Waitangi Treaty Grounds, overlooking the Bay of Islands, is New Zealand's pre-eminent historic site.

It was here on February 6th, 1840, that the Treaty of Waitangi was first signed between Maori and the British Crown.

The flagstaff viewed from the meetinghouse (Te Whare Runanga ). The current NZ flag at the top flanked by the Union Jack and NZ's first flag (I think). The sky colour is unaltered (as always with my photos) I didn't notice the graduated blue colour at the time.
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Apr 03 2007 18:26 GMT hamrahi
great shot................very beautiful sky.......................
Apr 03 2007 18:42 GMT hans55 PRO
a very very good foto ...great composed !!
Apr 03 2007 18:55 GMT gwen83
Great shot:))
Apr 03 2007 21:13 GMT Yermanie
Very good picture and colors.
Apr 04 2007 01:37 GMT PhotoPro PRO
gorgeous shot Roger!
Apr 04 2007 01:59 GMT Midworlder PRO
Thanks Bill .. lots to photograph up north
Apr 04 2007 04:14 GMT peterpinhole
Great photo and interesting info!
Apr 04 2007 04:33 GMT rainbow71
Rember the flagpole well, done ceremonial colours/sunsets on Waitangi Day, even had things thrown at me. Great series, bring back memories.
Apr 04 2007 05:51 GMT linnywv PRO
Great shot!
Apr 04 2007 05:59 GMT bagiggio
I hope to go in New Zealand after or later!!!
Apr 04 2007 06:00 GMT bagiggio
I hope to go in New Zealand after or later!!!
Apr 04 2007 08:20 GMT Midworlder PRO
I hope you make it one day .. The Bay of Islands is a great destination .. you may get some other ideas in my gallery.
Apr 04 2007 13:26 GMT beast33
Beautiful blue sky...
Apr 04 2007 16:00 GMT irashid
That is great shot
Apr 04 2007 16:58 GMT Poulet PRO
Gorgeous shot my friend !!
Apr 04 2007 20:01 GMT Midworlder PRO
Thank you