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Cape Kidnappers New Zealand

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Cape Kidnappers New Zealand

Where did Cape Kidnappers get its name?

When Captain Cook and the Endeavour landed on the East Coast, a group of Maori came aboard the ship to trade. They ran off with a servant boy. Cook's crew had 'obtained' in Tahiti, and Cook all but declared war on the local village. 'Cape Kidnappers' is so named.



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Date: Sat October 16, 2004
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Keywords: come visit beautiful new zealand
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