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Nov 2, 2005 - Micronationality

When my mum arrived in New Zealand she was disappointed that as an Australian they barely looked at her passport and there was no way it was getting stamped. Like many travellers she loves looking at her passport and remembering where she's been, but she missed the chance to get one of the rarest stamps while she was here in Kiwiland. For an afternoon Simon and I slipped across the guarded border (an unmanned toilet) from New Zealand into the Republic of Whangamomona. This plucky nation state declared itself independent when local councils...

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