King Country


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King Country

n
(Placename) the King Country an area in the centre of North Island, New Zealand: home of the King Movement, a nineteenth-century Māori separatist movement
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The demand for shearers was immediately highlighted when Matthew, 31, was asked to dust off his handpiece on his first full day in New Zealand and work for King Country contractor Neil Fagan.
Meads played 133 times for the All Blacks between 1957 and 1971, appearing in 55 Tests, and the King Country lock earned an international reputation for his fierce play.
Meads worked as a sheep farmer in King Country in New Zealand's North Island where it was said he used to run up and down hills with two of his animals under his arms.
Maniapoto is a central North Island iwi of approximately 35,000 people whose traditional lands encompass the King Country from K?
30 Redcar The Waitomo caves is a village and solutional cave system (made out of Limestone) forming a major tourist attraction in the northern King Country region of the North Island of New Zealand, 12km north-west of Te Kuiti.
First came onto the Sardis Road radar after arriving from King Country, New Zealand, in 1989, following the path taken by his older brother Shane McIntosh.
Sissy could work the next thirty years or forty years for King Country Library Systems.
The Exiles last visited Sardis Road during the 1987/88 campaign - the season before McIntosh arrived in Pontypridd from King Country - and lost 35-9.
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.
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.