Whangaruru Harbor
Friday, November 24, 2023 7:40 pm
Location: Hay Road Campsite (306.4 km)

Farmland gave way to a beautiful bay as we resumed a southward track across the Northlands of New Zealand.

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Sheep Pasture Overlooking the Water
Thursday, November 23, 2023 3:54 pm
Location: The Farm (281.4 km)

A long day with a lot of road walking took us most of the way around the Russell Forest

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Kororipo Pā
Wednesday, November 22, 2023 8:13 pm
Location: Paihia / Waitangi Holiday Park (252.4 km)

A day mostly along roads, with a side excursion to the Waitangi Treaty Grounds, brought us to Paihia, the next stop on our trek south.

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Tuesday, November 21, 2023 9:56 pm
Location: Kerikeri (233.2 km)

Our first zero on Te Araroa, we rested and took care of chores in Kerikeri.

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Bay of Islands
Monday, November 20, 2023 9:41 pm
Location: Kerikeri (233.2 km)

Today’s mix of road, forest, and park trails brought us to Kerikeri, where we’re stopping for a much-needed day of rest.

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