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Mr Monkey in London

"I'm not sure he actually invented the potato, you know"

Mr Monkey with a statue of Sir Walter Raleigh Mr Monkey looking at the Maori Wars monument

After he left the Cutty Sark, Mr Monkey found two monuments. One was a statue of Sir Walter Raleigh, famous for inventing tobacco and the potato. The other monument was to the British who died fighting in New Zealand in the middle of the nineteenth century.

You can read about the wars in New Zealand, and how there's some doubt as to what they should be called, at the New Zealand Wars website.

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