King Country


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King Country

the. an area in the centre of North Island, New Zealand: home of the King Movement, a nineteenth-century Maori separatist movement
Collins Discovery Encyclopedia, 1st edition © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
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Senior New Zealand historian Michael Belgrave has put his many years of researching with the Waitangi Tribunal to good use by writing a big book on the fascinating story of the creation and gradual demise of the King Country. This richly detailed and eloquently written study is a useful complement to Vincent O'Malley's even larger book on the Waikato War and its long lasting impact on the Tainui iwi (tribe) and the Kingitanga (King Movement).
In August of 2012, Double E Promotions took home the ICGMA Promoter of the Year Award, the ICGMA Promoter of the Year Award for 2011, the 1st Annual CGM Fan Fest Award for Promoter of the Year and the Promoter of the Year Award from the 11th Annual King Country Agape Fest Fan Appreciation Awards in 2011.
Johnson, now the England team manager, launched his own glittering career with a two-season spell playing for King Country and, after growing stale at the Worcester academy, Wood found his own season with North Otago the perfect rugby education.
"We are pleased King Country Metro Transit has selected the DuraMAR with an integrated Cisco mobile router for its public transportation system," said Shannon Nix, director of Business Development, Cisco.
Several hundred square miles in the Waikato tribal area (between Auckland and Wellington) was designated King Country, where the king shared powers with the New Zealand Government.
Over the past 15 years, about six miles to the east, another company called Wooden O has performed free outdoor Shakespeare every summer at Mercer Island's Luther Burbank Park Amphitheater, as well as touring its productions throughout the King Country parks.
Ed., but unlike her he stayed in teaching, beginning as a sole-charge teacher in a back-block Maori school in the King Country in 1939-40.
And after all, this is indeed Lion King country with the chance to see some of the most amazing animals in their natural habitat.
What is considered to be the largest order of hybrid buses in history has begun service in King Country, Wash., near Seattle.
Public Health--Seattle and King Country; Snohomish Health District; Washington State Department of Health.
For use with students: King Country Library System site, www.kcls.org.
He learned his early rugby in New Zealand, choosing to play for King Country in his late teens.