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Night 1 Take Out Point  
   

Night 1 Take Out Point

After paddling 6 hours in the rain we pulled off the river at our first camping spot along the river. We got lucky in that the rain stopped just before we started setting up the tents. I also got to hang up all my wet clothing and sleeping bag - which was fortuntly nearly dry by the time we went to bed. Note the water level in comparison to where we placed our canoes 8 feet above the water level.
Whanganui River Trip

January 5th 2011
Hi All, Donavin reporting in after a fantastic canoe trip along the Whanganui River over the Christmas/New Year’s holiday break. Question: When is a Great Walk not a walk? Answer:-. When it is a canoe trip down the Whanganui River. Don't ask me why, but the Whanganui River Journey is designated as one of the nine Great Walks of New Zealand. For the last three years, since Marcos made t ... read more
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New Zealand Flag The Polynesian Maori reached New Zealand in about A.D. 800. In 1840, their chieftains entered into a compact with Britain, the Treaty of Waitangi, in which they ceded sovereignty to Queen Victoria while retaining territorial rights. In that same year... ... read more
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