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#6 Discovered In 1642

Discovered in 1641, New Zealand was found by Dutch sailor Abel Tasman. The natives, called the Maoris, did not like his arrival, killing off his crew and causing him to leave the land. It took over one hundred years for settlers to return in the form of Captain James Cook who arrived in 1769.

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