355.8 / 3038.0 km 11.7% Nikau Bay Eco Camp

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Longest Footbridge in the Southern Hemisphere
Sunday, November 26, 2023 9:06 pm
Location: Nikau Bay Eco Camp (355.8 km)

After more great ocean views and a tiny resupply, we took a ferry across a river and prepared for two more river crossings tomorrow.

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View North Towards Helena Bay
Saturday, November 25, 2023 8:27 pm
Location: Whananaki Holiday Park (329.2 km)

A road walk detour brought us to the outskirts of Whananaki, setting us up for a river crossing tomorrow.

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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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