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glitch
26-02-2018, 01:38 PM
Touring The Trans-NZ ADV Route _ North Island

Segment 1. CAPE REINGA / AHIPARA *** SPECIAL *** (http://www.austouring.com/forum/showthread.php?t=6430)
Segment 2. AHIPARA TO WAIPU (http://www.austouring.com/forum/showthread.php?t=6432) (3 options)
Segment 3. WAIPU TO CLEVEDON (http://www.austouring.com/forum/showthread.php?t=6435)
Segment 4A-WESTERN routes_Clevedon to Woodville (2 options +extras) (http://www.austouring.com/forum/showthread.php?t=6502)
Segment 4B-EASTERN routes_Clevedon to Woodville (2 options + Extras) (http://www.austouring.com/forum/showthread.php?t=6503)
Segment 5. WOODVILLE TO WELLINGTON (photos by April 2019)



Touring The Trans-NZ ADV Route _ South Island...5334km

Segment 1. PICTON-TO-HANMER/CULVERDEN (http://www.austouring.com/forum/showthread.php?t=6424)
Segment 2. HANMER/ CULVERDEN TO FAIRLIE (http://www.austouring.com/forum/showthread.php?t=6425)
Segment 3. FAIRLIE TO NASEBY (http://www.austouring.com/forum/showthread.php?t=6426)
Segment 4. NASEBY TO CROMWELL (http://www.austouring.com/forum/showthread.php?t=6427)
Segment 5. CROMWELL TO MANAPOURI (http://www.austouring.com/forum/showthread.php?t=6428)
Segment 6. MANAPOURI TO THE CATLINS (SOUTH COAST) (http://www.austouring.com/forum/showthread.php?t=6429)




Touring The Trans-NZ ADV Route...the WHAT, WHY, WHERE + HOW (http://www.austouring.com/forum/showthread.php?t=6392)



General NZ info and links (http://www.austouring.com/forum/showthread.php?p=72523#post72523)



NOTE:While there is some excellent and scenic riding just south of the Kaipara, there is also an increasing number of commercial/ touristy ventures as well as the surrounding supply-structure to feed a city the size of Auckland. Northland intermingles with the outskirts of downtown AKL before its onto finding a reasonably smooth way through the bottleneck of bridges and tunnels of some barely connected urban landmass and peninsulas, harbours and industry, hustle and bustle


WAIPU -> MANGAWHAI HEADS-> SOUTHERN KAIPARA-> PAKIRI -> CHARLIE'S GELATO -> KAIPARA HILLS -> WEST COAST RD. TWISTIES -> KRIPPNER RD. -> PUHOI PUB


MAP 1 : https://goo.gl/hUSJCh



http://www.glitch-oz.com/Pics/NZBCDR/NZBCDR_NI_13.jpg


WAIPU -> MANGAWHAI HEADS


http://www.glitch-oz.com/pics/17/NZ_Northland/Northland_032.JPG


-> SOUTHERN KAIPARA


http://www.glitch-oz.com/pics/14/NZ_Tiddlers/Tiddlers_NZ14_336.JPG


http://www.glitch-oz.com/pics/14/NZ_Tiddlers/Tiddlers_NZ14_339.JPG


http://www.glitch-oz.com/pics/17/NZ_Northland/Northland_066.JPG


http://www.glitch-oz.com/pics/14/NZ_Tiddlers/Tiddlers_NZ14_346.JPG


-> PAKIRI


http://www.glitch-oz.com/pics/17/NZ_Northland/Northland_039.JPG


http://www.glitch-oz.com/pics/17/NZ_Northland/Northland_050.JPG


http://www.glitch-oz.com/pics/17/NZ_Northland/Northland_056.JPG


-> CHARLIE'S GELATO


http://www.glitch-oz.com/pics/14/NZ_Tiddlers/Mock_NZ14_118.JPG


-> KAIPARA HILLS

http://www.glitch-oz.com/pics/14/NZ_Tiddlers/Tiddlers_NZ14_356.JPG



http://www.glitch-oz.com/pics/14/NZ_Tiddlers/Mock_NZ14_120.JPG


http://www.glitch-oz.com/pics/14/NZ_Tiddlers/Tiddlers_NZ14_362.JPG


-> WEST COAST RD.


http://www.glitch-oz.com/pics/14/NZ_Tiddlers/Tiddlers_NZ14_033.JPG


-> KRIPPNER RD. -> PUHOI PUB


http://www.glitch-oz.com/pics/17/NZ_Northland/Northland_017.JPG

glitch
26-02-2018, 02:36 PM
NOTE: Avoiding Auckland's bottleneck is impossible, but the less time spent in the inner suburbs, the better. Clevedon is another arbitrary location picked for a variety of reasons...it's only 10km off the main SH1 Motorway, it's semi-rural and has good parking, space, pub, shop and cafe....and above all, sits at the head of some neat backroad-routes, sealed + gravel alike.

****** CLEVEDON IS ALSO THE POINT TO SPLIT THE MAIN ROUTE INTO EASTERN AND WESTERN BRANCHES *****

THERE ARE TOO MANY EXCELLENT OPTIONS, EACH MORE WORTHY THAN THE NEXT, THE 2 ROUTE-BRANCHES WILL REJOIN FURTHER SOUTH IN WOODVILLE.




PUHOI -> TAHEKEROA -> KAUKAPAKAPA-> WAIMAUKU -> WAITAKERE -> SCENIC DRV -> HUIA -> RT. 15 -> MANUREWA -> CLEVEDON


MAP 2 : https://goo.gl/LN63i3



http://www.glitch-oz.com/Pics/NZBCDR/NZBCDR_NI_14.jpg



PUHOI -> TAHEKEROA


http://www.glitch-oz.com/pics/14/NZ_Tiddlers/Tiddlers_NZ14_038.JPG


-> KAUKAPAKAPA


http://www.glitch-oz.com/pics/14/NZ_Tiddlers/Tiddlers_NZ14_030.JPG


-> WAIMAUKU -> WAITAKERE -> SCENIC DRV



http://www.glitch-oz.com/pics/14/NZ_Tiddlers/Tiddlers_NZ14_022.JPG


http://www.glitch-oz.com/pics/14/NZ_Tiddlers/Tiddlers_NZ14_019.JPG



-> HUIA


http://www.glitch-oz.com/pics/14/NZ_Tiddlers/Tiddlers_NZ14_020.JPG



-> RT. 15 -> MANUREWA -> CLEVEDON

http://www.glitch-oz.com/pics/14/NZ_Tiddlers/Tiddlers_NZ14_382.JPG