The 2017 Route
Sunday December 24th - Cape Reinga
Monday December 25th - Cape Reinga - Ahipara
Tuesday December 26th - Ahipara - Opononi
Wednesday December 27th - Opononi - Dargaville
Thursday December 28th - Dargaville - Port Albert
Friday December 29th - Port Albert - Gulf Harbour (Ferry to Auckland City)
Saturday December 30th - Auckland - Waitakaruru
Sunday December 31st - Waitakaruru - Waihi Beach
Monday January 1st - Waihi Beach
Tuesday January 2nd - Waihi Beach - Matamata - Little Waipa Reserve
Wednesday January 3rd - Little Waipa - Mangakino
Thursday January 4th - Mangakino - Pureora - Piropiro Campsite
Friday January 5th - Piropiro - Ongarue (Timber Trail)
Saturday January 6th - Ongaure - Taumaranui - Pipiriki
Sunday January 7th - Pipiriki - Whanganui
Monday January 8th - Whanganui
Tuesday January 9th - Whanganui - Rangiwahia
Wednesday January 10th - Rangiwahia - Palmerston North
Thursday January 11th - Palmerston North - Masterton
Friday January 12th - Masterton - Cross Creek
Saturday January 13th - Cross Creek - Rimutaka - Petone - Island Bay - Wellington
Sunday January 14th - Wellington - Hamilton
The 2016 Route
9:00am - Ride begins. We will ride down the Te Awa/Waikato River path on the west side of the river to Braithwaite Park, Pukete (11km each way). The path is paved the entire way and has great scenic views of the river.
10:00am-ish - Arrive at Braithwaite Park. Stop for a coffee/tea break.
10:30-11:00-ish - Start the return trip to Hamilton Gardens.
12:00 - Arrive back at Hamilton Gardens. BYO Picnic lunch.