Images from the Whanganui River December 6th 2009 VITAL STATISTICS
Feral Mike's Current Location: Palmerston North
Distance Covered So Far: 2,268 Kilometres
Average Speed over Last 70 K: 22.4 kilometres per hour (getting faster!)
Next Destinations: Pahiatua, Pongaroa, Alfredton, Masterton
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I spent two days travelling from Raetihi to Wanganui, via the Whanganui River. It's little more ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Whanganui National Park 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
A LATTE SIPPING, PONSONBY DWELLER GOES ADVENTURING BY BICYCLE
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THE BIG PLAN
I made a solo cycle ride from one end of New Zealand to the other over the southern summer - 2009/10. I kept off the busy highways as much as possible, and even managed a few 4WD tracks in some of the more remote corners of the country. I finished on 9 April 2010 and returned home ... full info