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Jan 2, 2006 - Napier - Gisborne - Opotiki

Have left Napier to travel up the East Coast to Gisborne via Wairoa. Hadn't planned on there not being a petrol station for 117kms !!!! Had planned to stop close to Gisborne but the town is Large and with mountainous regions all around and very windy thought it best to press on across the Raukumara Range to Opotiki and find a campsite on the Bay of Plenty. The East Point is said to be mountainous with little to excite the traveller ( unless tramping or mountaineering )!!! 150km of winding roads up and down, twisting hairpin bends and three...

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