Friday, January 16, 2015

Motu Kōkako or Piercy Island | New Zealand

It is easy to see why Piercy island or Motu Kōkako in Māori language, is also known as The Hole in the Rock. The small island is located off the north coast of New Zealand’s North Island. The 64 meters hole at sea level was created over centuries by wind and waves.
Ross Dependency is New Zealand’s claim to a part of Antarctica. New Zealand Post issues special Ross dependency stamps. This 2014 issue features the Macaroni penguin (what’s in a name), one of five unique breeds of penguin that calls Antartica home.


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