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Online Lunar7

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Wellington to Napier
« on: December 29, 2017, 08:31:50 pm »
Hi any one do this trip lately ?
I havent been in this part of the contry from years but part of the Road trip is to get from Porirua to Napier

What's the preferred route ?
In the past I have used state highway 3 through the Manawatu gourge but thats not an option
I see 3 possible options,
State Highway 57 then the saddle road detour
State Highway 57 then the Pahiatua track
State Highway 58 then State highway 2 and over the Rimutaka hill

Any thoughts ?

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Re: Wellington to Napier
« Reply #1 on: December 29, 2017, 09:36:57 pm »
we did Napier to Greytown, then Greytown to Paremata a couple of weeks back, nice drive
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Re: Wellington to Napier
« Reply #2 on: December 31, 2017, 04:22:10 pm »
I always go down SH50.
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Re: Wellington to Napier
« Reply #3 on: December 31, 2017, 05:26:30 pm »
I always go down SH50.

Agreed it's a nice alternative to the main drag and adds no time.

Also I like to go over the rimutakas.
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