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High altitude scene

Arrival with a clear view near the top
Novice in the 'Kune Climber'

April 25th 2009
On saturday morning I left Peak Motor Inn & biked along the road to where the registration bench was for the 'Kune Climber' bike race up to the finish line at the Tukino ski area carpark. It started at 697m altitude & progressed 17 km to get up to 1780m altitude. There were about 40 competitors in the race which started at 10:30. I was also being filmed by an ATV camera on a motorbike the whole ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Tongariro National Park

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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