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Akaroa is a small town on Banks Peninsula in the Canterbury region of the South Island of New Zealand, situated within a harbour of the same name.
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Akaroa Harbour is part of Banks Peninsula in the Canterbury Region of New Zealand.
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The Akaroa Marine Reserve, an area of at the entrance to the Akaroa Harbour in New Zealand, was approved in 2013 after a lengthy campaign.
An alluvial fan is a fan- or cone-shaped deposit of sediment crossed and built up by streams.
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The Banks Peninsula Track is a 35 kilometre tramping track on the Banks Peninsula on the South Island of New Zealand in the Canterbury region.
A braided river is one of a number of channel types and has a channel that consists of a network of small channels separated by small and often temporary islands called braid bars or, in British usage, aits or eyots.
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Christchurch (Ōtautahi) is the largest city in the South Island of New Zealand, and the country's third-most populous urban area.
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The Comte de Paris was a French sailing ship bound for Akaroa, New Zealand, in 1840.
A cream tea (also known as a Devonshire tea, Devon cream tea or Cornish cream tea) is a form of afternoon tea light meal, consisting of tea taken with a combination of scones, clotted cream, and jam.
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Dolphins are a widely distributed and diverse group of fully aquatic marine mammals.
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A föhn or foehn is a type of dry, warm, down-slope wind that occurs in the lee (downwind side) of a mountain range.
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France, officially the French Republic (République française), is a sovereign state comprising territory in western Europe and several overseas regions and territories.
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Hector's dolphin (Cephalorhynchus hectori) is the best-known of the four dolphins in the genus Cephalorhynchus and is found only in New Zealand.
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Hinewai Reserve is a private nature reserve on Banks Peninsula in New Zealand.
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HMS Endeavour, also known as HM Bark Endeavour, was a British Royal Navy research vessel that Lieutenant James Cook commanded on his first voyage of discovery, to Australia and New Zealand, from 1769 to 1771.
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The Indo-Australian Plate was a major tectonic plate that included the continent of Australia and surrounding ocean, and extended northwest to include the Indian subcontinent and adjacent waters.
James Busby (7 February 1801 – 15 July 1871) is widely regarded as the "father" of the Australian wine industry, as he took the first collection of vine stock from Spain and France to Australia.
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Captain James Cook, FRS, RN (7 November 1728Old style date: 27 October14 February 1779) was a British explorer, navigator, cartographer, and captain in the Royal Navy.
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John Robert Godley (29 May 1814 – 17 November 1861) was an Irish statesman and bureaucrat.
Sir Joseph Banks, 1st Baronet, GCB, PRS (19 June 1820) was an English naturalist, botanist and patron of the natural sciences.
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Kāti Mamoe, or Ngāti Mamoe, is a historic Māori iwi.
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During the 19th and 20th centuries, the French colonial empire was one of the largest in the world, behind the British Empire, the Russian Empire, and the Spanish Empire; it extended over of land at its height in the 1920s and 1930s.
Loess (or; from German Löss) is a clastic, predominantly silt-sized sediment that is formed by the accumulation of wind-blown dust.
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Lyttelton Harbour (Te Whaka-raupō) is one of two major inlets in Banks Peninsula, on the coast of Canterbury, New Zealand; the other is Akaroa Harbour.
Lyttelton (Māori: Ōhinehou) is a port town on the north shore of Lyttelton Harbour, at the north-western end of Banks Peninsula and close to Christchurch, on the eastern coast of the South Island of New Zealand.
Mariculture is a specialized branch of aquaculture involving the cultivation of marine organisms for food and other products in the open ocean, an enclosed section of the ocean, or in tanks, ponds or raceways which are filled with seawater.
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The Māori (Eng. pron.; N.Z. Eng.) are the indigenous Polynesian people of New Zealand.
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The Miocene (symbol MI) is the first geological epoch of the Neogene Period and extends from about (Ma).
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A musket is a muzzle-loaded, smoothbore firearm, fired from the shoulder.
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Mussel is the common name used for members of several families of clams or bivalve molluscs, from saltwater and freshwater habitats.
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A nature reserve (natural reserve, bioreserve, (natural/nature) preserve or (national/nature) conserve) is a protected area of importance for wildlife, flora, fauna or features of geological or other special interest, which is reserved and managed for conservation and to provide special opportunities for study or research.
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New Zealand (Aotearoa) is an island country in the southwestern Pacific Ocean.
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Ngāi Tahu, or Kāi Tahu, is the principal Māori iwi (tribe) of the southern region of New Zealand, with its tribal authority, Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu (sometimes known as TRoNT), based in Christchurch and Invercargill.
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Ngāti Toa (Ngāti Toarangatira), an iwi (New Zealand Māori tribe), traces its descent from the eponymous ancestor Toarangatira.
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The Pacific Plate is an oceanic tectonic plate that lies beneath the Pacific Ocean.
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Pōhatu Marine Reserve centered on Flea Bay and lies between Ounu-hau Point and Redcliffe Point on Banks Peninsula in the Canterbury Region of New Zealand.
A peninsula (paeninsula from paene "almost" and insula "island") is a piece of land that is bordered by water on three sides but connected to mainland.
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The Port Hills are a range of hills in Canterbury, New Zealand, so named because they lie between the city of Christchurch and its port at Lyttelton.
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Ripapa Island, also known locally as Ripa Island, just off the shore of Lyttelton Harbour (Whakaraupo) has played many roles in the history of New Zealand.
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A shield volcano is a type of volcano usually built almost entirely of fluid magma flows.
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The South Island or Te Waipounamu is the larger of the two major islands of New Zealand, the other being the smaller but more populous North Island.
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The Southern Alps is a mountain range extending along much of the length of New Zealand's South Island, reaching its greatest elevations near the island's western side.
Te Rauparaha (1760s – 27 November 1849) was a Māori rangatira (chief) and war leader of the Ngāti Toa tribe who took a leading part in the Musket Wars.
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The Treaty of Waitangi (Tiriti o Waitangi) is a treaty first signed on 6 February 1840 by representatives of the British Crown and various Māori chiefs from the North Island of New Zealand.
Waitaha is an early historical Māori iwi (tribe or nation).
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A walnut is the nut of any tree of the genus Juglans (Family Juglandaceae), particularly the Persian or English walnut, Juglans regia.
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Whaling is the hunting of whales primarily for meat, oil, and blubber.
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Captain William Hobson RN (26 September 1792 – 10 September 1842) was the first Governor of New Zealand and co-author of the Treaty of Waitangi.
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