One of the less known facts about New Zealand’s colonial days is the fact that we shared what has become known as ‘Pacific rim’ culture – a colonial disapora, driven in part by the hunt for gold, that left places from Victoria to California with very similar look, feel and even people.
This is the historic district of Cromwell, one of New Zealand’s gold-mining towns in the 1860s. See what I mean? I find that inspiring. Do you?
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