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I am the River – the river is me – part 2

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I am the River – the river is me”- part 2 Now into our third day on the river we only had 19 km to cover however this was to be a pretty special day. First stop was to visit the iconic ‘Bridge to Nowhere”. This entailed a 1.5 hour return walk to view the concrete road bridge that was completed in 1936 and spans the Mangapurua Stream. It was built to provide access to an area where the government of the day was opening up land for pioneering families, mainly soldiers who had returned from WW1. However the area proved to be too remote and...

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I am the River – the river is me

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“Ko au te awa  Ko te awa ko au” … “I am the River – the river is me” By Kevin Moore and Margreet Simpson It all started with a Jamison’s at a BBQ back in February when Neil poured me a spot of his favourite tipple.  He asked if we would be interested in joining him and Margreet on a canoe trip down the Whanganui River. It so happened I had just finished reading Jenny Patricks book ‘Landings’ and although a work of fiction it had sparked an interest in the rich history of the river. So the answer was a definite if slightly apprehensive yes. By...

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Freedom Hire

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Freedom Hire

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Four Day Wanganui River Trip

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Four Day Wanganui River Trip

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Five or Six Day Kayak Tour

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Five or Six Day Kayak Tour

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Three Day Wanganui River Trip

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Three Day Wanganui River Trip

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Two Day Wanganui River Trip

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Two Day Wanganui River Trip

This is a great weekend getaway for you, your family or friends on the beautiful Whanganui...

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