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

in Groups

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...

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I am the River – the river is me

in Groups

“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...

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