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
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At the Rotorua Shears, the day after winning the tour opener, they were comfortably beaten by a pair of King Country shearers.
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.
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.
For use with students: King Country Library System site, www.
He learned his early rugby in New Zealand, choosing to play for King Country in his late teens.
In 1977 on the Lions tour to New Zealand he scored five tries in one game against King Country and was unstoppable.
But the tough colonial boys from Bulawayo, or the hardened sheep farmers from New Zealand's King Country, would be making the mistake of their lives if they thought they could mess with the rookie of the England pack.