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Lake Rotoroa and the Gowan River outlet  
   

Lake Rotoroa and the Gowan River outlet

Day 16: Tapawera to Murchinson 96 km, More gravel and the sandflies attack

March 13th 2018
Day 16: Tapawera to Murchinson 96 km, More gravel roads and the sandflies attack The distance for day 16 of just under 100km was deceiving. Through trial and error the Donkey had cottoned on to the fact that the course profile and riding surface was as, if not more important, than the distance. Gravel roads halved his speed compared to asphalt and single tracks halved that speed again and uphil ... 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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Tot: 1.602s; Tpl: 0.049s; cc: 9; qc: 31; dbt: 0.0319s; 1; m:saturn w:www (104.131.125.221); sld: 2; ; mem: 1.3mb