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B is for Beehive

My post today comes to you from the Beehive in Wellington. This is the affectionate name we New Zealanders call our parliament buildings because of its shape. The Beehive is the round building and the one on the right is Parliament House. Beehive Info: 1. The building...

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New Zealand: Cabbage Tree

I've mentioned the cabbage tree in several of my books. It's a native New Zealand tree and part of the lily family, the largest one in fact. The official scientific name is Cordyline australis and the Maori name is Tî râkau or Tî kôuka. It has a single trunk and the...

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